NEW YORK (360Dx) – Vermillion said yesterday that Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan has agreed to cover its OVA1 ovarian cancer test.

BCBS of Michigan covers more than 6 million people in Michigan and the larger Great Lakes region.

Valerie Palmieri, president and CEO of Vermillion, said in a statement that the company continues to execute on its managed care strategy and that Michigan and the surrounding region are an area of focus for its commercialization efforts.

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