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Genetic test reimbursement

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Public remarks concerning the HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health & Society's draft report on coverage and reimbursement of genetic tests and services are due May 6. In March, SACGHS recommended that HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt invoke "inherent reasonableness" authority, allowing an increase in payment rates for genetic tests (1"The Gray Sheet" March 7, 2005, p. 17)...

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