If genetic testing isn’t already on your radar, it should be. Over the last few years, there’s been an explosion of direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies, and they’re wising up to the fact that employers often hold the purse-strings in healthcare. When genetic testing companies come knocking on your door, it’ll be important to have a strong understanding of the space -- and to know what guardrails to put in place for any future partners. If you’re unsure how to filter through the noise in this space, try starting with two basic questions:
For more considerations, check out this article from EBN – it does a great job of highlighting important considerations for employers.