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The government payor asked the public to specifically weigh in on the evidence supporting germline testing to assess treatment benefit for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes.
A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.
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 agency said it is sensitive to stakeholder concerns and is working with MACs to adjust claims processing systems.