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SCO-016: Health Consultations for Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests

Health Consultations for Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests: The Society supports legislation regulating Direct-to-Consumer genetic testing so that when such testing is conducted at the request of someone other than a physician, the laboratory report to the patient must state in bold type that the patient has the responsibility to contact a physician for test consultation and interpretation. (HOD, 0411)*

*Currently under five-year policy review.