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Medicare Establishes Reimbursement Coverage for Vermillion's OVA1(TM) Test
Date:3/12/2010

FREMONT, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VRML) today announced that Medicare will cover OVA1™, a test to help assess the likelihood that an ovarian mass is benign or malignant. Highmark Medicare Services is the CMS contractor that will process Medicare claims for OVA1. Yesterday Highmark announced its decision to cover this new service.

"We are pleased with this favorable decision, which will help provide access to this important test to the many women with ovarian masses. This decision by Highmark Medicare Services reaffirms our belief that OVA1 can provide meaningful clinical information to assist physicians in identifying women with a high likelihood of having malignancy prior to planned surgery," said Gail S. Page, CEO of Vermillion.

About OVA1

OVA1 is the first protein-based in vitro diagnostic multi-variate index assays (IVDMIA), a new class of state of the art software-based diagnostics, cleared by the FDA. The test utilizes five well-established biomarkers -- Transthyretin (TT or prealbumin), Apolipoprotein A-1 (Apo A-1), Beta2-Microglobulin (Beta2M), Transferrin (Tfr) and Cancer Antigen 125 (CA 125 II) -- and proprietary software to determine the likelihood of ma
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