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Report: Employers need to ask these questions before they cover genomic tests

Nov 20, 2018 - FierceHealthcare

There's a lot of promise—but also a lot of hype—around the still-emerging science of genetic testingfor consumers.

Even so, there are plenty of national brandssuch as Levi Strauss, Instsacart and Visa that have begun offering insurance coverage for their employers for tests such as screening for hereditary risks for certain cancers and high cholesterol.

But how do employersfigure out what's worth covering—and what might not be worth it? The Northeast Business Group on Health th...