SB 616: Medicaid Coverage of Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing
GENERAL BILL by Yarborough
Medicaid Coverage of Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing; Defining the term “rapid whole genome sequencing”; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration, subject to federal approval, to include coverage of rapid whole genome sequencing as a separately payable service for certain Medicaid recipients; requiring that genetic data generated as a result of the rapid whole genome sequencing be used only for specified purposes; providing for the use of such data in scientific research if the patient or his or her legal guardian provides express consent for that use, etc.
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Health Policy
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• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy
• Died in Health Policy