Patients age 7 years and under qualify for free genetic counseling and testing if:
Patients age 8 years and older qualify for free genetic counseling if:
Determine eligible patients
→ Physician identify eligible patients.
→ Ambit works with physician to determine follow up plan to link patients with AmbitCare.
Connect patients with AmbitCare
→ Patient contacts AmbitCare and speaks to an AmbitCare Ambassador to review the genetic counseling process and consent.
→ The caregiver receives an email from DNAVisit to schedule their genetic counseling appointment at a time that is convenient for them.
→ Patient receives virtual genetic counseling in desired format (phone or video call) from home - or any location.
→ Physician receives genetic counseling summary directly from the counseling partner.
Genetic testing, if appropriate
→ If testing is recommended, our genetic counseling partner will select and order the genetic test.
→ Remote testing is completed by saliva or buccal swab collection. If a draw is needed, the testing company will arrange.
Post-test counseling and support
→ The patient/caregiver is contacted to schedule post-test counseling.
→ Test results/counseling reports are provided directly to the physician.
Speak with a Liaison to discuss patients who may benefit from these services. The Liaison is also available to answer questions about our genetic screening program.Speak to a Liaison