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Will Insurance Companies Cover Molecular Testing for My Lung Cancer?

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Description: What options do lung cancer patients have for having their genetic testing covered by their insurance? Janet Freeman-Daily hosts this short discussion with Dr. Nisha Mohindra of Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, and with Dr. Ross Camidge of University of Colorado-Denver. Drs. Camidge and Mohindra discuss what they refer to as “multiplex testing” and explain how testing for two or three markers in one multi-test not only saves the patient numerous biopsies, but it also saves money since insurance companies will pay for EGFR, ALK, ROS1 and KRAS testing and multiplex testing is bundled.

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Posted on : 12/27/16
Added : 1 year ago