By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is making plans to begin paying some healthcare providers to collect and add family health history information to patients' electronic medical health records, a policy that is supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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