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 Arizona
  
State Genetic Information   

State Genetics Coordinator:

Ward Jacox
Arizona Department of Health Services
250 N. 17th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602)364-1410
jacoxw@azdhs.gov
 
 
Needs Assessment/Planning:

Click here for: State Genetics Plan   
 
 
All Genetic Services:

Consumer support, Newborn Screening Follow up, Clinical Services, Prenatal Services, Laboratory Services

Click for: - All Genetic Services in Arizona

Clinical 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.

Click for: - Clinical Genetics Services in Arizona

GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Click here for: Gene Tests Homepage
Click here for: GeneTests- Arizona 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. One example of genetic-related legislation in Arizona is:

Click here for: Title 20: Insurance – Chapter 1/Article 6 Unfair Practices and Frauds/
20-448.02Genetic Testing; Informed Consent; Definitions


Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics coordinator

Click here for: Arizona State Legislature Online

Click here for: National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.  Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).
 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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