Diagnostics Reimbursement

News and trends on diagnostics testing, insurance coverage, and reimbursement.

The partners will conduct an exploratory study to determine how the results of Exagen's lupus test impacts primary care physician practice referral patterns.

Lab, diagnostic and healthcare groups want Congress to enact legislation to modify PAMA and address  concerns about the way CMS collected data and established test prices.

Cigna began covering the company's ThyGeNext next-generation sequencing-based test for thyroid cancer risk assessment in 2017.

The final LCD, which expands Medicare coverage of the firm's ConfirmMDx test to all providers, becomes effective on Sept. 3.

The recent OIG report on the implementation of PAMA doesn’t address that CMS has ignored congressional intent in implementing the law, ACLA said.