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BRCA Reimbursement Cut Heightens Tensions Between CMS And Lab Industry

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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CMS has extended the comment period on its nearly 50 percent BRCA testing reimbursement cut to the end of February. But comments from lab and diagnostics groups so far try to underscore the “capriciousness and lack of transparency” that CMS displayed when it made the cut. Experts say the agency is unlikely to change its mind.

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