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The draft LCD would cover the Signatera minimal residual disease test for several solid tumor types and indications, including immunotherapy response monitoring.

The LCD will provide coverage for the Decipher Prostate Biopsy genomic test for men with both favorable and unfavorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer. 

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.

Palmetto's MolDx has agreed to cover Myriad's MyPath Melanoma to help rule out the disease when the biopsy can't be definitively classified by standard clinical and histopathological characteristics.

The Medicare contractor is proposing to not cover Vectra DA, but to extend coverage for Prolaris, Xpresys, and DecisionDx-UM under specific circumstances.