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Nebraska State Statute:
opens new window Nebraska: NRS 71-551
Privacy A physician or an individual to whom the physician has delegated authority to perform a selected act, task, or function may not order a predictive genetic test without prior written informed consent and in the manner specified with some exceptions such as newborn screening. The health department must develop a model informed consent form that, if used, bars the person tested from bringing any civil action on the basis that consent was not obtained.

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