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