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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetic Contacts:

Anne Spencer, MS, CGC
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Genetic Services Program
2220 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, ID 83713
(208)334-2235 ext 258
spencera@idhw.state.id.us
 
 
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.
 

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 - Idaho 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. Examples of genetic-related legislation in Idaho are:

Click here for: Title 41. Insurance. Chapter 22. Group and Blanket Disability Insurance. Crediting of Preexisting Condition Waiting Period

Click here for: Chapter 39. Managed Care Reform. Preexisting Conditions.

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: Idaho 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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