Keeping Your Genes Private
Scientific American, pp. 64-69, September, 2008
6 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2009
Date Written: September 1, 2008
In spite of recent legislation, tougher laws are needed to prevent insurers and employers from discriminating on the basis of genetic tests.
Keywords: genetics, privacy, electronic health laws, GINA, NHIN, genetic test, nationwide health information network, genetic information nondiscrimination act
JEL Classification: k31, k32
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