Updates in 2014: BRCA Testing and the Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released its recommendations at the end of December regarding genetic testing for BRCA mutations. The recommendations provide a much needed framework to healthcare providers and insurance companies for determining which patients should receive genetic testing (and insurance coverage) for potential BRCA gene mutations. The task force concluded that genetic counseling and genetic testing for BRCA-related...

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