AMA encourages payers to adopt standard processes for genetic testing coverage

Becker's Hospital Review – Physicians at the interim meeting of the American Medical Association Nov. 14 in Honolulu voted to encourage more consistent coverage of genetic tests and therapeutics.

Public and private payers vary in the level of evidence they require to cover genetic tests and precision medicine services, according to the AMA. To address this issue, the organization's physician members voted to encourage the development of a comprehensive strategy that facilitates standardized payer coverage determinations.

Read more at Becker's Hospital Review.

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