Genetic discrimination issue emerges on uncertain terms
Faulkner and Gray's Medicine and Health 1996 May 20; 50(21, Supplement): 1-4
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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)
Zukerman, Wendy (2009-05)Scientists can analyse DNA to reveal our likelihood of developing certain diseases. As technology advances, it raises questions as to how much emphasis should be placed on genetic testing in the workplace. In 2008 the ...
Unjustified Discrimination: Is the Moratorium on the Use of Genetic Test Results by Insurers a Contradiction in Terms? Wilkinson, Ruth (2010-09)This paper considers the legal position of genetic test results in insurance law in England and Wales. The strict position is that this information is material to the decision of the insurer to offer insurance cover and ...