Genetic medical billing and counseling is an imperative discipline in the healthcare industry that provides information regarding genetic conditions. It is imperative because the genetic condition of an individual may impact his family. A genetic counselor or another healthcare professional plays an influential role in this regard. He will gather all the personal and family health history of an individual. By using this data, he is able to assess the likelihood of you or a family member having a genetic condition. This information plays a vital role in rational assessment of your health condition. For that reason, the genetic counselor can assist you in determining whether a genetic test is appropriate for you or not.