The Use of Genetic Tests and Genetic Information By Life Insurance Companies: Does This Differ from the Use of Routine Medical Information?
Zimmerman, Steven E.
Genetic Testing 1998; 2(1): 3-8
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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)
Is genetic information relevantly different from other kinds of non-genetic information in the life insurance context? Malpas, P.J. (2008-07)Within the medical, legal and bioethical literature, there has been an increasing concern that the information derived from genetic tests may be used to unfairly discriminate against individuals seeking various kinds of ...