Cancer Genetic Testing and Related Care: Costs and Benefits

  Free to International Foundation and ISCEBS Members

RECORDED - December 13, 2018
3:00-4:30 p.m. ET

The advancement of cancer genetics allows us to pursue health care in an entirely new way. But the coverage and cost surrounding this health care space can still be difficult to decipher. Is genetic testing for increased risk of cancer typically covered under benefit plans? What coverage is available to participants who discover that they have a genetic mutation such as BRCA or Lynch syndrome? This webcast will dive into the area of cancer genetic testing and what happens after a patient tests positive for an inherited mutation that increases his or her risk of future disease. Discussion topics include an explanation of cancer-causing genetic mutations, genetic testing and related health care coverage, options available for patients with genetic mutations and unique coverage challenges for self-funded plans.


Lisa A. Schlager [view bio
Vice President, Community Affairs & Public Policy
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)
Tampa, Florida

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