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      RS 37:1360.103     


§1360.103. Collaborative practice agreement; requirements

            A. Each genetic counselor licensed in accordance with the provisions of this Part shall enter into a collaborative practice agreement with a physician who agrees to work with and provide medical support to the genetic counselor.

            B. The collaborative practice agreement shall be established as a formal written document that memorializes the relationship between the genetic counselor and the physician and establishes the criteria governing the genetic counselor's performance of each of the following functions:

            (1) Ordering genetic tests or other tests for the purpose of diagnosing a medical condition or inherited disorder or determining the carrier status of one or more family members of the patient.

            (2) Selecting the most appropriate, accurate, and cost-effective methods of diagnosis.

            Acts 2018, No. 593, §1.

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