Response Genetics Wins Payor Contract with Fortified Provider
Response Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDX), a company focused on the development and sale of molecular diagnostic tests that help determine a patient's response to cancer therapy, today announced that it has executed an agreement with Fortified Provider Network, Inc. and will join its network of preferred providers. This latest agreement marks Response's seventh health care payor agreement this year and brings its access to over 97 million people nationally.
With the execution of this agreement, approximately 4.1 million members associated with over 200 health insurers, self-funded employers and other payors of health care services will be able to access Response Genetics' suite of molecular predictive testing at a discounted rate. Response Genetics' predictive genomic testing is targeted to patients battling lung, colon, gastric, and melanoma cancers. The results from Response Genetics' testing services give treating physicians actionable information that enable the best therapy to be employed on that specific patient's tumor. The precise nature of Response Genetics' services brings with them a value proposition that is expected to improve patient outcomes and enhance efficiencies in health care delivery.
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