The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recommends that laboratories, healthcare providers, patients, and individuals seeking genetic testing consider and be informed of the risks, benefits, and limitations of obtaining, releasing, and/or sharing raw genetic and genomic data. NSGC...
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed lack of access to genetic counseling as a significant problem as hospitals mitigate the spread of the virus by delivering remote healthcare services. Genetic counselors’ lack of recognition in Medicare laws and regulations prevents genetic counselors from delivering
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recommends that patients and their healthcare practitioners jointly collect family health history (FHH) to facilitate comprehensive risk assessment for routine and specialty care/
In addition, NSGC supports standards to integrate appropriate FHH inf
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) advises consumers to consider the risks, limitations, and psychological implications of genetic testing for themselves and their families before purchasing an at-home genetic test (i.e. direct-to consumer, consumer-directed, consumer initiated, etc)
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) does not recommend prenatal genetic testing for known adult-onset conditions if pregnancy or childhood management will not be affected. Due to potential medical and ethical complexities, NSGC recommends that prior to undergoing testing, prospective p