Medicare to cover Assurex Health genetic test

Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Enquirer .

Written by Anne Saker.

Assurex Health, the region’s leading biotech startup, announced Thursday that Medicare will cover the cost of its promising test that helps doctors accurately prescribe drugs for a person with mental illness.

The announcement gives more than 52 million Americans over 65 or living with a disability access to a genetic test that could help them avoid years of trial-and-error treatment for depression and other mental health disorders.

Medicare coverage will mean millions in annual revenue for the fast-growing personalized-medicine company in Mason. Assurex Health is a model for how Greater Cincinnati startups can achieve rapid success on a national level.

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Originally published October 30, 2014.

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