How Genetic Information Affects Access to Insurance
The Lawyers Weekly, Vol 29(14), August 21, 2009
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 Last revised: 14 Nov 2013
Date Written: September 22, 2011
Advancements in genetic science and technology have become important tools in the diagnosis, cure and management of many diseases. But should there be concerns about potential genetic discrimination in access to insurance as genetic information becomes widely available and inexpensive and the predictive value of genetic risks increases?
Keywords: Insurance Contract, Disclosure Duty
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