You may also contact the staff members at HANDI, NHF's information resource center, who are available to answer live requests from Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time, at 800.42.HANDI. Requests can also be sent by fax to 212.328.3799 or email to email@example.com. Information requests made through HANDI are always kept confidential.
There are many resources available on the benefits of genetic testing. For more detailed information, we invite you to visit:
Genetic Alliance: A health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics and promoting an environment of openness centered on the health of individuals, families, and communities.
About Health Information Privacy: Background information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on federal laws and regulations designed to protect your privacy.
About the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA): Background information from the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health on a federal law that protects against genetic discrimination in health insurance and employment.