Regulating genetic tests: account for benefits.
Williams, Stephen A
Science (New York, N.Y.) 2010 Dec 17; 330(6011): 1626; author reply 1626-7
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An act for the purpose of prohibiting the use of certain genetic information to deny or otherwise affect a health insurance policy or contract; prohibiting the request or requirement of certain genetic information as a basis for issuing or renewing health benefits coverage; prohibiting the disclosure of certain genetic information to certain persons without certain authorization of the individual from whom the genetic information was obtained; identifying certain permissible purposes for disclosure of genetic information; defining certain terms; repealing the termination date of certain provisions of law that relate to the use of genetic tests; and generally relating to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of genetic information in health insurance Maryland. Laws, statutes, etc. (1999-04-13)
Wright, Caroline F; Hall, Alison; Zimmern, Ron L (2011-04)The number of genetic tests available direct-to-consumer has burgeoned over the last few years, prompting numerous calls for tighter regulation of these services. However, there is a lack of consensus about the most ...