Why Genetic Testing Is Valuable
Is there a history of cancer in your family?
If you have a personal or family history of cancer, you may qualify for cancer screening (CGx genetic testing) that Is fully covered by Medicare at no cost to you.
Do you qualify?
Value of CGx genetic testing
Test your hereditary risk for cancer
Identify cancers that run in your family
Assist with early detection
Do you have sensitivities to prescription
Identify which drugs are effective for you
Avoid harmful drug interactions
Improve treatment results
PGx Genetic Testing Explained
Genetic testing provides you with valuable information that can profoundly affect your life and the lives of your children and grandchildren.
Learn about the value of genetic testing.
Ask your Genetic Testing Advocate for more information.
Who pays for these tests?
In March 2018, the CMS announced their decision which led to the coverage of these tests by Medicare-related insurance. (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that directs the administration of Medicare and Medicaid.) The media then published articles about the CMS decision: