Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 5, 2017




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)


File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


441 Charmany Drive

Madison, WI  53719

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (608) 284-5700


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Item 8.01                                           Other Matters.


UnitedHealthcare Agreement


Exact Sciences Laboratories, LLC (“Exact”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Exact Sciences Corporation (the “Company”), recently entered into a National Ancillary Provider Participation Agreement with UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company (“UnitedHealthcare”) for Cologuard®.  Coverage for any individual UnitedHealthcare member will be determined based on the member’s benefit plan.  Additional terms of the agreement are not disclosed.


Aetna Agreement


Exact and Aetna Health Management, LLC (“Aetna”) previously entered into a National Ancillary Services Agreement for Cologuard that covers Aetna’s Medicare Advantage lines of business. Exact and Aetna recently amended that agreement to include Aetna’s commercial lines of business, effective July 15, 2017. Coverage for any individual Aetna member will be determined based on the member’s benefit plan. Additional terms of the agreement, as amended, are not disclosed.


Partial Exercise of Over-Allotment Option


On June 29, 2017, the underwriters of the Company’s previously announced public offering (the “Offering”) partially exercised their over-allotment option by purchasing an additional 450,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at a price to the public of $35.00 per share, resulting in net proceeds to the Company of approximately $15.4 million, and bringing the total net proceeds raised by the Company in the Offering to approximately $253.4 million, in each case, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.








Date: July 5, 2017


/s/ Jeffrey T. Elliott



Jeffrey T. Elliott



Chief Financial Officer