Should Australia Ban the Use of Genetic Test Results in Life Insurance?
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers in Public Health,
(issn: 2296-2565, eissn: 2296-2565)
insurance | genetics | regulation | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Perspective | moratorium | genetic discrimination | Public Health | legislation
Under current Australian regulation, life insurance companies can require applicants to disclose all genetic test results, including results from research or direct-to-consumer tests. Life insurers can then use this genetic information in underwriting and policy decisio...