Swiss Guideline for Counseling and Testing for Genetic Predisposition to Breast and Ovarian Cancer


Finally, the guidelines elaborated by the SAKK CPTC Network on behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) are available on the public domain

The SAKK CPTC Network: Swiss Guideline for Counseling and Testing for Genetic Predisposition to Breast and Ovarian Cancer (Version March 2017)

This is important since the FOPH and the SAKK CPTC Network mandated to lay such guidelines down to which the Swiss Health Insurers must adhere in terms of standard insurance benefits, i.e. genetic counselling and germ line screening fall under the obligation of the Swiss Health Insurers. The legal basis can be found in the enactment of the Federal Department of Home Affairs regarding the benefits of the compulsory health insurance (doc 832.112.31) “Art 12b Cypher f). The cost absorption obligations for digital mammography screenings are specified in the same enactment (Art 12d Cypher d) - see link below.

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