Beware of Genetic Testing Scam!

SMP Genetic Testing Scam

IN ORDER FOR MEDICARE TO PAY FOR GENETIC TESTING THE:

Patient has:

a. either recurrent, relapsed, refractory, metastatic, or advanced stages III or IV cancer; and

b. either not been previously tested using the same NGS test for the same primary diagnosis of cancer or repeat testing using the same NGS test only when a new primary cancer diagnosis is made by the treating physician; and

c. decided to seek further cancer treatment (e.g., therapeutic chemotherapy).

(See Complete Memo From CMS Here)