ACT Genetics offers hereditary cancer genetic counseling provide by an ABGC board certified genetic counselor. Our providers follow National Society for Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recommendations, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines, and the Commission on Cancer Standards in the provision of care.
Cancer Initial Consultation (60 minutes of direct genetic counseling): This session includes personal and family history analysis, education about hereditary cancer, genetics, risk assessment, potential risks and benefits of testing, and strategies for deciding which genetic testing, if any, is right for you. This appointment is appropriate for anyone who is considering being tested for a significant personal or family history of cancer. Testing can be coordinated with you and the genetic testing lab. Please be aware the genetic testing is a separate cost not included in the appointment price. Insurance coverage is variable and will be discussed during the consultation. This appointment is also appropriate to meet insurance mandated genetic counseling, but be aware a results disclosure appointment is required. Available without a doctor’s referral. Cost: $150
Cancer Results Disclosure (15-30 minutes of direct genetic counseling): This session is for individuals who have had the Cancer Initial Consultation provided by ACT Genetics and elected to pursue genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes. This session includes delivery of results, risk calculations, counseling of recommendations, and documentation for you and your doctor. We do not provide counseling on third party raw data interpretation genetic results. Cost $50
Follow-up appointments (30 minute increments): After one of the above-listed appointments has been completed, follow-up appointments are available to address specific issues or new questions. Cost $50 per 30 minutes
At this time we are a direct patient billing service which allows us to eliminate administrative costs and pass those savings on to you. We are happy to provide you with information to send to your insurance company for reimbursement after services are rendered. Several insurers do reimburse for genetic counseling using the CPT 96040 code. We accept all major credit cards and HSA. Payment is due at the time of the appointment. We will provide a full refund for cancellations if made within 48 hours of the appointment. We also offer a payment sliding scale for individuals in need. Please contact us for more information.