New York State Assemblyman Gary Pretlow has introduced a bill that would require insurance companies in New York to provide coverage for genetic testing for people who are deemed to be at risk for contracting cancer, reports Genomics Law Report's Dan Vorhaus. The bill would also require insurance companies to cover that individual for any treatments resulting from the results of such genetic tests.

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