Effectiveness of Genetic Testing in Certain Diseases Must Be Evaluated
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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)
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)
GENETIC DISORDERS SOURCEBOOK: BASIC CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT HEREDITARY DISEASES AND DISORDERS, INCLUDING CYSTIC FIBROSIS, DOWN SYNDROME, HEMOPHILIA, HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE, SICKLE CELL ANEMIA, AND MORE; FACTS ABOUT GENES, GENE RESEARCH AND THERAPY, GENETIC SCREENING, ETHICS OF GENE TESTING, GENETIC COUNSELING, AND ADVICE ON COPING AND CARING; ALONG WITH A GLOSSARY OF GENETIC TERMINOLOGY AND A RESOURCE LIST FOR HELP, SUPPORT, AND FUTURE INFORMATION Massimini, Kathy, ed. (2000)