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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Gloria Deyhle, RN
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.
University of Nevada School of Medicine/Genetics Program/Clinical 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-Nevada Clinical Directory
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 Nevada are:
Chapter 689A. Individual Health Insurance. General Provisions. Regarding prohibition of use of genetic testing information.
Chapter 629. Healing Arts Generally – General Provisions. Genetic Information.NRS 629. 101-201
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- Nevada Legislature Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).