genetic tests

Personalized medicine brings big wins to managed careA new report reveals how personalized medicine can make patients healthier while lowering costs.
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic tests
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic testsBiomarker testing for harmful genetic mutations provides the opportunity to identify at-risk individuals who might benefit from risk modification strategies and/or enhanced disease screening.
Genetic testing: Two downsides to considerGenetic testing holds great promise, but there are some critical drawbacks to consider.
Independence Blue Cross president: Why we cover whole genome sequencingAfter carefully considering its promise and consulting with experts, Independence Blue Cross this year became the first major insurer to provide coverage for certain members who are seeking access to whole genome sequencing.
Genetic testing raises difficult questions for payersA new database helps payers understand which genetic tests are available, which genes they test for, and which tests would be appropriate to use to inform patient management.