Healthcare Access and Financing

Browse and engage with legislative and insurance policies.

1. Explore Our Resources

Find information about state Medicaid programs and state/federal policy efforts.

2. Connect with Us

Engage in our LIFT blog or add policies you would like to see us track.

3. Understand Genetics Policies

By utilizing the NCC LIFT tools, you will have a better understanding of the genetic service delivery system.

Policy Engagement Tools

  • State and Federal Legislation and Regulations

    Utilizing the CQ State/Statetrack legislative tracking system, NCC has developed tracking reports in the following categories: general genetics, genetics professionals, disease-specific, and genetic testing.

    Access Here

  • State Medicaid Genetics Policies

    NCC compiles written genetic service policies from each state Medicaid program. Find information about your state and submit up to date information.

    Access Here

  • LIFT Alerts

    Once a quarter NCC publishes the LIFT newsletter to provide an overview of the current genetic service delivery system. In addition to the quarterly memo, LIFT alerts are published when there is breaking policy news.

Healthcare Access and Financing Workgroup Information


Peter Antal, PhD
Karen Voelle


Joann Bodurtha, MD, MPH
Beth Vogel, MS, CGC


Hans Andersson, MD
Yetsa Osara, MPH
Ami Rosen, MS, CGC


Gina Gembel, MSW


Ann Chou, PhD
Lori Williamson Dean, MS, CGC, LGC


Kathryn Hassell, MD
Celia Kaye, MD, PhD
Annette Lara, MBA
Janet Thomas, MD
Kristi Wees


Sylvia Mann, MS, CGC

National Genetics Education and Family Support Center

Beth Dworetzky


Debi Sarkar, MPH
Jill Shuger, ScM

Catalyst Center

Meg Comeau, MHA (Co-Chair)


Susanna Ginsburg, MBA (Co-Chair)
Alisha Keehn, MPA
Megan Lyon, MPH
Sanjyot Sangodkar, MEM
Michael Watson, PhD, MS

*Updated 07/2018