The college wants genetic counselors to work with doctors when ordering genetic tests, but not all medical geneticists agree the stance is good for patients.
NYC to Fund Coronavirus Surveillance Sequencing as Congress Proposes $2B for Nationwide Program
Companion bills to be introduced in the House and Senate on Thursday would task the CDC with identifying and tracking emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants.
House Passes Bill to Cover Coronavirus Testing with Emergency Use Authorization
A pathologists' group has pointed out that the bill covers only EUA tests, and patients receiving tests with pending regulatory status may receive surprise bills.
Genetic Counselors Medicare Payment Bill Gaining Support Despite 'Scope of Practice' Disagreement
The bipartisan bill is backed by more than 250 organizations, but ACMG remains opposed, arguing that ordering tests is part of the practice of medicine.
US Senators Introduce Law to Enable WGS Testing on Children With Rare Diseases
The legislation is intended to allow states to conduct whole-genome sequencing on children on Medicaid who have a disease with a suspected genetic cause.