To the Editor Dr Ashley1 highlighted the promise of precision medicine to improve health benefits and cost savings, citing “highly cost-effective” genetic testing to screen for familial hypercholesterolemia as an example. However, he cited only 1 favorable cost-effectiveness estimate specific to the United Kingdom2 and did not mention relevant alternatives.
Chen CX, Hay JW. Promise of Precision Medicine. JAMA. 2015;314(16):1752. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.11191