Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS), a leading provider of cancer screening and diagnostic tests, applauds the recently announced Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Calendar Year 2023 Physician Fee Schedule proposal, which considers follow-up colonoscopy to an at-home test as a preventive service. If adopted, the rule would eliminate all cost to Medicare patients for a follow-up colonoscopy after a positive at-home colorectal cancer screening test. Additionally, CMS has proposed covering the service for individuals 45 years of age or older who participate in Medicare, which aligns with the previous recommendation from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the American Cancer Society. The final CMS rule is expected to be published in the fall of this year and take effect on January 1, 2023.

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