Monthly Archives: November 2013

State of California incorporation of NIPT* into their services

The California Prenatal Screening Program has now incorporated a “non-invasive prenatal testing” (NIPT)* screening option at no additional cost to patients. This option is only available to patients who elect to first proceed with State 1st or 2nd trimester screening. Patients who elect NIPT outside of the program, but in conjunction with State screening, will still be eligible for follow-up services through the State in the event of a positive NIPT result. It is important to note that if NIPT … Continue reading