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LabCorp will acquire Sequenom

July 28, 2016—Laboratory Corporation of America and Sequenom, a pioneer in noninvasive prenatal testing for reproductive health, have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger under which LabCorp would acquire all of the outstanding shares of Sequenom in a cash tender offer for $2.40 per share, or an equity value of $302 million, which represents a total enterprise ...

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Sequenom, Anthem BCBS in-network contracts

April 21, 2016—Sequenom, a genetic testing company, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sequenom Laboratories, entered into agreements with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health Plans for the states of Connecticut, Maine, and New Hampshire. The agreements provide in-network coverage for Sequenom Laboratories noninvasive prenatal tests for both high- and average-risk pregnancies to Anthem’s members in those states. “Our ...

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Blue Cross covers Sequenom tests in California

March 11, 2016—Sequenom has completed an agreement with Anthem Blue Cross that provides in-network coverage to its California customers for Sequenom’s noninvasive prenatal tests in both high and average-risk pregnancies. The agreement took effect March 1. “Our contract with Anthem is another important step in our strategy to be an in-network provider and to bring the benefits of noninvasive prenatal ...

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Sequenom boosts genetic testing education

Sept. 11, 2015—Sequenom has formed a partnership with the Perinatal Quality Foundation to support an educational program on genetics to help health care personnel and their patients better understand and navigate the prenatal testing process. The mission of the program is to develop a standard education and credentialing process for health care personnel providing pre- and post-testing information, and to ...

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Sequenom certified service provider program, 12/13

December 2013—Sequenom has announced a certified service provider program for the technical certification of selected laboratories offering research services using the Sequenom research-use-only MassArray system. Certifications cover the major research applications of the MassArray system, including iPlex genotyping, OncoCarta somatic mutation profiling, ADME PGx, and EpiTyper DNA methylation analysis.

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