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Genomic Tests For Warfarin Could Gain Coverage With Study Participation

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Executive Summary

Under a CMS proposal, genomic testing to predict warfarin response would receive Medicare coverage in the context of a clinical trial comparing the frequency of five kinds of adverse events with and without the tests.

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