Key House Members Comment on Impact of Genetic Tests on Health Care Quality and Cost in The Hill Policy Briefing

Mar 16, 2011, 06:00 ET from American Clinical Laboratory Association

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives Charles Gonzalez (D-TX) and Michael Burgess (R-TX), will speak about the impact of innovative genetic testing on health care quality and cost at The Hill's policy briefing here Thurs., March 17.

Rep. Burgess, a physician himself, serves as vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, and Rep. Gonzalez also is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee.

The Hill's policy briefing breakfast, sponsored by Results for Life, the educational arm of the American Clinical Laboratory Association, also will feature comments by Kenneth Sisco, MD, PhD., medical director at Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute.

The program begins at 8:15 a.m. in the Top of the Hill Conference Center at the Reserve Officers Association Building, One Constitution Avenue NE, Minuteman Ballroom.

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