GENERAL INFORMATION

NEBRASKA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Julie Miller, BS
Nebraska Department of Health and
Human Services
P.O. Box 95044
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5044
Tel: 402-471-6733
julie.miller@hhss.ne.gov

Nebraska Health and Human Services/Newborn Screening and Genetics
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 5 Collaborative

Needs Assessment Planning

Nebraska’s Plan for Newborn Screening and Genetic Services Part-1
Nebraska's Plan Part-2

Clnical Genetic Services

Clinical genetics are medical services provided to individuals, families, and populations who have or are at risk for disorders with genetic implications. Services include testing, counseling, education, treatment, and where appropriate, referral for other services.

GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Gene Tests Homepage
GeneTests-Nebraska Clinical Directory

Legislation

Genetic legislation may be clearly expressed in public health statutes. It may also be embedded in other regulations, administrative rules, or other less obvious statutes, e.g. labor law. Identifying and interpreting state genetics legislation is not necessarily straightforward. Chapter 71. Public Health and Welfare. Section 71-1, 104.01 Physician; genetic tests; written informed consent; requirements; Department of Health and Human Services

Resources for genetic legislation include: