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News on issues related to managing clinical laboratories.

The firm hopes to return fewer VUS in its test reports and to accelerate the resolution of uncertain results issued to patients in that past.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors for Prospera, Noridian, CGS, and more for the week of 4/12/2019.

CMS had received significant stakeholder feedback that germline NGS testing is not the same as somatic testing, and that the NCD as written would negatively impact patients.

In a letter to CMS, AMP made a case for crosswalking existing CPT codes for BRCA1/2 testing to codes that more accurately reflect the work required to analyze these genes.

CureOne also received CMS's approval for 11 quality metrics around biomarker testing that doctors can report for MIPS-related payment. 

Oct
21

Genomics is a key element in the potential of precision medicine to transform oncology. 

Oct
23

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries. 

Oct
24

This webinar will tell the story of Versiti’s journey in transforming genetic testing from a manual to a digitized process. It will include detail on how the organization succeeded, pain points along the way, a novel approach to variant assessment, and future plans for the program.

Nov
14
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will discuss some of the issues laboratories face when transitioning to next-generation sequencing, and the key features to be considered for a successful implementation in routine testing.