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Genetic Testing, But No Drugs, On Revised List Of Potential Medicare NCD Topics

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Executive Summary

CMS includes genetic testing on its updated list of potential topics for Medicare national coverage determinations, released Nov. 27. But no biopharmaceuticals are on the list this time around.

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