Publication date: 26/08/2019
MDxHealth SA (Euronext: MDXH.BR), a commercial-stage innovative molecular diagnostics company, today announced that Palmetto GBA, a Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) that assesses molecular diagnostic technologies under its MolDx program, has issued a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for the SelectMDx® for Prostate Cancer test. The draft LCD recommends coverage of the test for qualified Medicare patients throughout the United States.
“We are pleased that Medicare has taken this important step toward providing coverage for SelectMDx — a test that can help improve the disposition of men at risk for aggressive prostate cancer,” stated Michael McGarrity, CEO of MDxHealth. “It is a vital step toward ensuring all Medicare patients will have access to the highest quality and accurate prostate cancer risk assessment.” The company will provide further comment in its Mid-Year 2019 Results scheduled for August 29, 2019.
The proposed LCD policy can be accessed on the CMS website.