Key Considerations for Health Plans for an Effective Approach to Genetic Testing



About this Webinar

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Author: James, L. Patrick, MD
Senior Medical Director, National
Quest Diagnostics
Lenexa, Kansas
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Author: Lacbawan, Felicitas, MD, FCAP, FACM
Executive Medical Director, Advanced Diagnostics
Quest Diagnostics, San Juan Capistrano, CA
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Author: Ybarra, Andrea H., MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Quest Diagnostics, Fredericksburg, TX
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Category: Webinar

Description: Patrick James, MD, Felicitas Lacbawan, MD, and Andi Ybarra, CGC explore trends in genetic testing and the impact for health plans; considerations related to the clinical utility of genetic testing; strategies for appropriate test selection and interpretation; and misconceptions related to proprietary genetic tests.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Review key trends and developments in genetic testing
• Identify strategies for appropriate genetic test selection and interpretation in partnership
   with health plans’ provider networks and clinical laboratory partners
• Describe key considerations related to the clinical utility of genetic testing
• Discuss frequent misconceptions about “proprietary” genetic tests