Insurance for the Insurers The Use of Genetic Tests

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Abstract

Genetic testing raises concerns that individuals will be denied health insurance (and thus, effectively, access to health care), or that employers will screen to eliminate potentially costly workers. Although we as a society do not yet concur on the degree to which private businesses have a responsibility to promote social justice, several different policy alternatives might allow us to weigh the interests of insurers, as businesses, against the interests of citizens in a responsible manner. 1992 The Hastings Center

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-11
Number of pages6
JournalHastings Center Report
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Philosophy
  • Health Policy

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