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Precision Medicine Reimbursement: Two Routes to Payment

Patients want personalized healthcare and healthcare organizations are looking for ways to provide it. However, the growth of medical options under the Precision Medicine category are being stalled by the ever present issues of reimbursement.

Among the most highly utilized, genetic tests that can identify patients with a higher risk for cancer are hugely popular and could serve as a key driver in behavior modification. The barrier, of course, is insurance coverage.

Eleven major US insurance companies covering more than 160 million lives . . . Read More Featured Letters

The website has letters which cite the URAC standards related to appeal review and peer conversation. The URAC appeal letters are under Topic: Medical Necessity, Subtopic: Case Management Standards. These letters can be used to request peer conversation or to contest a poor quality peer conversation process:

  1. Appeals Consideration
  2. Lack of Appeal Response
  3. Lack of One Day Response
  4. Lack of Timely Decision
  5. Lack of Written Decision
  6. Peer-to-peer Conversation
  7. Records Request Response
  8. Reversal of Certification Determinations

Be sure and review the letters under Topic: Medical Necessity, Subtopic: State Medical Necessity Terms for additional state regulations applicable to peer review.

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