The market for direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) genetic testing has increased dramatically over recent years as more people are using at-home DNA tests.  The global market for this industry is projected to hit $2.5 billion by 2024.  Many consumers subscribe to DTC genetic testing because they can provide insights into genetic backgrounds and ancestry.  However, as

The federal rate review program requires that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services establish state-specific thresholds for the following year’s rate review program by June 1. This year, only two states, Alaska and Wisconsin, submitted state-specific threshold proposals to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight. Both of these requests were denied on June 1. This health reform alert provides a summary of the state-specific threshold guidance and proposals and discusses potential trends for rate review state-specific thresholds and the implications for federal rate review.
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