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May 27, 2014 Participating Agreements with Myriad Genetics to be Terminated

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is terminating our participation agreements with Myriad Genetics effective:

June 15, 2014 for your patients enrolled in Horizon BCBSNJ managed care plans.

July 3, 2014 for your patients enrolled in Horizon BCBSNJ PPO and Indemnity plans.

We rely on participating practitioners to refer their Horizon BCBSNJ patients or forward their testing samples to participating clinical laboratories. 

If you are a participating physician or other health care professional, you have agreed to adhere to the policies and procedures in your Agreement, which include referring your Horizon BCBSNJ patients and/or sending their testing samples to participating clinical laboratories.


LabCorp Can Perform BRCA-related Genetic Testing

We remind you that Laboratory Corporation of America® (LabCorp) can perform BRCA-specific genetic testing (CPT codes 81211, 81212, 81213, 81214, 81215, 81217). 

Following the terminations of Myriad Genetics, LabCorp will be the only participating clinical laboratory to provide this important testing for your Horizon BCBSNJ patients.

Please refer your Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey patients and/or send their BRCA-specific genetic testing samples to LabCorp. 

You can find locations for LabCorp on our online Provider Directory and at Labcorp.com.

If you have questions about BRCA-specific genetic testing or other laboratory services provided by LabCorp, please call 1-888-LABCORP (522-2677)  or visit LabCorp.com.

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posted on May 27, 2014