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.
A survey by University of Nebraska researchers found that both specialists and primary care healthcare providers largely interpreted genetic testing results correctly.
The acquisition, slated to close in the coming days, will give Invitae access to Clear Genetics' chatbot Gia, or Genetic Information Assistant.
The Cancer Journal documented 25 cases where inappropriate tests were ordered, variants were interpreted incorrectly, and wrong results were reported to patients.
Run by the daughter of a renowned genetic oncologist, CancerIQ is expanding and raising money as it rolls out its testing management and clinical decision support technology.
The protocol could lead to greater regulatory harmonization in Europe, where every country has its own national legislation covering genetic testing.
The aim of the clinic is to educate and answer patients' questions about their health risks and consumer genetic testing they've ordered online.
Elisha Cooke-Moore, from a small town in Oregon, claims her doctors never showed her the test report or offered her genetic counseling to explain the results.
Genetic counselors and patient advocates say more people are refusing genetic testing because they're uncertain of how it will impact their insurance.