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National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health
Secretary's  Advisory Committee
 on Genetics, Health and Society

LIVE WEBCAST

LIVE WEBCAST WITH CAPTIONING

Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society

Third Meeting
March 1-2, 2004
Washington, DC

D R A F T  A G E N D A

Monday, March 1, 2004

 

Opening Remarks

8:30 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.  Edward R.B. McCabe, M.D., Ph.D.

   SACGHS Chair

 

        • Report of the SACGHS Task Force
           
        • 8:35 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Review of Inter-Meeting Task Force Process, Results of Priority Setting Process, and a Proposed Framework for the Committee's Priority Setting Process
        • Emily Winn-Deen, Ph.D.
        • Chair, Intra-Meeting Task Force
           
        • 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Presentation of Background Information
        • Task Force Chair and/or Members
           
        • 10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. BREAK
           
        • Discussion of the Issues

           

        • 10:45 p.m. 12:30 p.m. Committee Discussion
        • 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Working Lunch
           
        • Public Comment Session

          1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.  Members of the Public

        • Coverage and Reimbursement for Genetic Services and Technologies
           
        • 2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Medicare Coverage of Genetic Technologies and Coverage Decision-making Process
        • Sean Tunis, M.D., M.Sc.
           Chief Medical Officer
           Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
           Medicare Payment Rates and Rate-setting Process for Genetic Technologies
        • TBD
           
        • 2:30 p.m. 2:50 p.m. Coverage and Reimbursement Decision-making Process for Genetic Technologies by Private Health Plans
      • Michele Schoonmaker, Ph.D. (invited)
      • Congressional Research Service

        2:50 p.m. 3:05 p.m. BREAK
      • 3:05 p.m. 3:25 p.m.   Issues in the Reimbursement of Genetic Tests

        • Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
          Associate Professor and Director, Molecular Diagnostics Lab
          Division of Molecular Diagnostics, Department of Pathology
          Virginia Commonwealth University
        • 3:25 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  Issues in the Reimbursement of Genetic Services

      • Marc Williams, M.D. (invited)
      • Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

        3:45 p.m. 4:05 p.m. Economic Modeling: Coverage and Reimbursement of Genetic Services and Technologies and the Impact on the Health Care System
        • Ronald Bachman, M.D.
           Chief, Genetics Department
           Kaiser Permanente of Northern California
           
        • 4:05 p.m. 4:25 p.m. Cost-Effectiveness of Genetic Technologies
          David Veenstra, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (invited)\
          ProfessorDepartment of Clinical Pharmacy
          University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy
           
        • 4:25 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.                  Roundtable Discussion