How Can Law and Policy Advance Quality in Genomic Analysis and Interpretation for Clinical Care?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 48 (1):44-68 (2020)
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Abstract

Delivering high quality genomics-informed care to patients requires accurate test results whose clinical implications are understood. While other actors, including state agencies, professional organizations, and clinicians, are involved, this article focuses on the extent to which the federal agencies that play the most prominent roles — the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services enforcing CLIA and the FDA — effectively ensure that these elements are met and concludes by suggesting possible ways to improve their oversight of genomic testing.

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Susan Wolf
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Ralph Hall
Virginia Tech