Health law - genetics - Congress restricts use of genetic information by insurers and employers. - Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-233, 122 Stat. 881 (to be codified in scattered sections of 26, 29, and 42 U.S.C.).
Harvard Law Review 2009 January; 122(3): 1038-1045
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An act establishing standards for the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic information in issuing insurance; prohibiting insurers from requiring genetic testing except as otherwise required by law; prohibiting discrimination on the basis of genetic traits by insurers, health service corporations, health maintenance organizations, fraternal benefit societies, and other issuers of individual or group policies or certificates of insurance; prohibiting the solicitation of genetic information for nontherapeutic purposes; and amending sections 2-18-812 and 33-31-111, MCA Montana. Laws, statutes, etc. (1999-04-19)
Health insurance and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: implications for public health policy and practice. Payne, Perry W.; Goldstein, Melissa M.; Jarawan, Hani; Rosenbaum, Sara (2009-03)
An act relating to genetic testing privacy; amending title 39, Idaho Code, by the addition of a new chapter 83, title 39, Idaho Code, to provide a short title, to define terms, to set forth restrictions regarding genetic testing information applicable to employers, to provide for a private right of action and to provide for enforcement; and amending section 41-1313, Idaho Code, to prohibit insurers from discriminating on the basis of a genetic test or private genetic information for certain purposes Idaho. Laws, statutes, etc. (2006-03-31)