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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.