ACMG: Rare Disease Patients in Poor Countries See Benefit from Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing
Patients in Illumina's global iHope philanthropic clinical WGS program saw changes in their management regardless of whether they lived in wealthy or poor countries.
UnitedHealthcare Clamping Down on Expanded Carrier Screening, Genetic Counselors, Testing Firms Say
Like most major payors, UHC has long deemed expanded screening medically unnecessary, but some providers say it has enforced this policy more strictly as of late.
ACMG Review Finds NIPS Accurately Detects Common Trisomies in General-Risk Pregnancies
The review is going to inform upcoming clinical practice guidelines for noninvasive prenatal screening from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.
ACMG Survey Finds Laboratory Geneticists Have Concerns Over Proposed Changes to LDT Regulation
Lab geneticists are raising concerns as the US Congress is expected to take up a bill that would change how the Food and Drug Administration oversees LDTs.
ACMG Updates Carrier Screening Recommendations for Autosomal Recessive, X-Linked Conditions
The updated ACMG guidelines on carrier screening recommended a consistent and more equitable approach to testing.