Keeping Your Genes Private

Scientific American, pp. 64-69, September, 2008

6 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2009

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Mark A. Rothstein

University of Louisville - Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law; University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Date Written: September 1, 2008

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Rothstein, Mark A., Keeping Your Genes Private (September 1, 2008). Scientific American, pp. 64-69, September, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1483170

Mark A. Rothstein (Contact Author)

University of Louisville - Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law ( email )

Louisville, KY 40202
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.louisville.edu/bioethics

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States

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