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Summary of Year One Activities


The Genetic Services Policy Project began in June 2004. Activities during year one included

  • Conducting literature reviews on cost effectiveness analyses of genetic services
  • Beginning a review of the literature on the A1555G mutation for the purposes of informing an economic analysis of the genetic test for newborn screening or sub-population screening
  • Beginning an assessment of the delivery of genetic services in all 50 states
  • Exploring how genetic services are paid for and how much is spent on them and by whom
  • Beginning topical literature reviews on legal, ethical, social, health services, and economic issues related to genetic services
  • Planning case studies
  • Holding two advisory committee meetings.

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