Genetic engineering and German health insurance.
In: Thompson, Alison K.; Chadwick, Ruth F., eds. Genetic Information: Acquisition, Access, and Control. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers; 1999: 71-78.
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Book notes: recent works on the promise and peril of genetic engineering [review of "Ageless bodies, happy souls: biotechnology and the pursuit of perfection," The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society 2003 Spring; (1): 9-28; Engineering and the Human Germline: An Exploration of the Science and Ethics of Altering the Genes We Pass to Our Children, edited by Gregory Stock and John Campbell; Brave New Worlds: Staying Human in the Genetic Future, by Bryan Appleyard; and Exploding the Gene Myth: How Genetic Information Is Produced and Manipulated by Scientists, Physicians, Employers, Insurance Companies, Educators, and Law Enforcers, by Ruth Hubbard and Elijah Wald] Jersild, Paul (2003-09)
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 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)