This is interesting and perhaps a way of both helping educate and help the slow growing genomics testing business at the same time. OptumHealth, a subsidiary of United Healthcare is offering the discount. They are not covering the tests, but if patients want to have their DNA tests done, it’s a chance for a bit of a savings. BD
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pathway Genomics said today that OptumHealth Allies will offer its members a 20 percent discount for Pathway's Health and Ancestry genetic testing services.
OptumHealth is a discount program that offers its members savings between 10 percent and 50 percent on a variety of health- and wellness-related products and services, the company said.
San Diego-based Pathway Genomics’ personal genetics tests start at $199, the company said.