This month, NSGC Manager of Policy and Government Relations Molly Giammarco provides an update from the Access and Service Delivery Committee and Education Committee, including a list of resources each committee has been working on and where NSGC members can access the resources.
NSGC President Erica Ramos shares information about the NSGC Annual Business Meeting webinar, the primary opportunity for NSGC members to learn about our efforts and accomplishments over the past year.
I’m happy to be joined this month by Christina Palmer, Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Genetic Counseling, for a joint President and Editor-in-Chief’s Letter to share some exciting news!
The effort to gain recognition for genetic counselors under the Medicare program continues to progress. Earlier this week I met with Representative Erik Paulsen (MN-3). Our advocacy team has been meeting regularly with his staff as well as with the House Ways and Means Committee staff.
The Public Policy Committee is pleased to announce Member-Comment periods for two position statement revisions: Genetic Testing of Children in the Adoption Process and Prenatal Testing for Adult-Onset Conditions. The comment period will close on Monday, July 30, at 11:59 PM EDT.