CardioDx Announces Aetna and Coventry Health Coverage for Corus® CAD Gene Expression Test
– Blood-Based Test Has Potential to Improve Quality of Care and Lower Costs of Evaluation of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease –
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – [July 7, 2014] – CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, confirmed today that Aetna has established a clinical policy for the company’s Corus® CAD gene expression test. With this decision, the Corus CAD gene expression test is eligible for coverage among Aetna and Coventry Health members. Aetna considers the Corus CAD gene expression test medically necessary for evaluation of non-diabetic adults with chest pain or anginal equivalent symptoms who have no history of obstructive coronary artery disease.
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