Outsourcing Partner Speeds Entry Into Commercial Cancer Detection and Treatment Market
Albuquerque, N.M. — (Business Wire), June 30, 2004 — Biomoda, Inc. announced today that it has contracted with reimbursement consulting firm, JR Associates, to help advance Biomoda’s patented biopharmaceutical products. Primarily, JR Associates consultants will investigate the potential for securing positive coverage, coding, and payment by Medicare and commercial insurers for products involved with early detection and targeted treatment of specific cancers.
Ultimately, these activities will assure patient access to Biomoda’s products and systems. JR Associates, Reseda, CA is prominent in the field of reimbursement strategies and has provided services to many major makers of medical products and systems. Reimbursement and coding are critical issues to medical reference laboratories, Biomoda’s anticipated primary market.
ABOUT BIOMODA Biomoda, Inc., a development stage in-vitro diagnostics organization, is focused on research, development and commercialization of cancer diagnostics. The Company, exclusive worldwide licensee from the University of California of several patents developed for noninvasive early detection and treatment of lung cancer is in the process of registering additional patents in this area. The Company’s proprietary technologies provide minimally invasive and minimal impact approaches as cancer diagnostic products. Operating from its laboratory situated at Kirtland Air Force Base (Albuquerque, NM), the Company is in the process of expanding and expediting its product development and commercialization with a number of strategic alliances that will be announced over the next sixty days.
ABOUT JR ASSOCIATES JR Associates is a reimbursement consultancy that specializes in helping medical technology manufacturers, venture capital firms and healthcare clinicians find the fastest path to the most profitable coding, coverage and payment solutions. For more than two decades, JR Associates has served some of the most respected and innovative companies in the healthcare industry with proven, practical solutions to complex reimbursement challenges. For more information, visit the website at www.jrareimbursement.com, email Judy Rosenbloom at Judy@1jra.com, or call JR Associates’ headquarters at 818-344-4380.
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