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CMS Official to Discuss Agencies’ Thinking on Payment and Delivery for Personalized Medicine During PMC/BIO Event Oct. 14

PMC/BIO Solutions Summit to feature perspectives from CMS Hospital & Ambulatory Policy Group Director Marc Hartstein, Illumina Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer Richard Klausner, Others

WASHINGTON (October 7, 2015)


In the context of new and proposed reimbursement policies, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group Director Marc Hartstein will discuss the agencies’ thinking on payment and delivery for personalized medicine during a panel discussion at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14.

The discussion is part of an event titled Integrating Personalized Medicine into Health Care: The 2nd PMC/BIO Solutions Summit, which will also feature comments from Illumina Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer Richard Klausner, M.D., CareDx President & CEO Peter Maag, Ph.D., and Duke University Chancellor Emeritus & James B. Duke Professor of Medicine Ralph Snyderman, M.D., among many others. Organized by the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the event is a first step toward the development of best practices to integrate personalized medicine into clinical practice. It will take place from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET.

"The summit will focus on how the increasing numbers of both academic health centers and community health care systems already treating patients in new personalized medicine regimens are approaching the challenges associated with the clinical adoption of personalized medicine, including those related to access and delivery of care,” said PMC Vice President of Science Policy Daryl Pritchard, Ph.D. "This is a crucial step toward ensuring the advancement of the field.”

Registration is free for members of the press, government and patient advocacy groups. PMC and BIO members receive a 50 percent discount.

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About the Personalized Medicine Coalition:
The Personalized Medicine Coalition, representing innovators, scientists, patients, providers and payers, promotes the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine concepts, services and products to benefit patients and the health system. For more information about PMC, please visit

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