Whole-genome sequencing and health insurance
By Daryl Spinner, PhD, MBA
In the realm of genetic testing, insurance payers have been reluctant to recognize that there is a method of testing that gives physicians over 99% of the information that they need to solve current or even future medical puzzles related to genetics.
When evaluating insurance policies, it’s important to know that whole-genome sequencing (WGS) offers the most comprehensive testing available providing granular, actionable data from an individual’s DNA to diagnose and effectively treat many inherited disorders, including inherited cancers.
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