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Senate Goes Along With House On Genetic Information

Apr 24, 2019
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Changing course, a Senate committee Tuesday approved a proposal that would ban insurance companies from using genetic information in canceling, limiting or denying life-insurance policies or long-term care policies. 


  A Senate Bill that would block life-insurance companies from using genetic tests to determine coverage is gaining some traction in the Florida Legislature.

Senators Target Use Of Genetic Information

Feb 7, 2018

With sponsor Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, saying the proposal is about “freedom and privacy,” a Senate committee Tuesday approved a bill that would bar life insurers and long-term care insurers from using customers’ genetic information in decisions about writing or canceling policies.