Insurance and Human Genetics: Approaches to Regulation
Published Online: 15 JUL 2008
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How to Cite
Lemmens, T. 2008. Insurance and Human Genetics: Approaches to Regulation. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2008
The potential use of genetics for insurance purposes raises concerns about genetic discrimination. Regulatory strategies to curb genetic discrimination exist in several countries. These regulations aim at promoting a just distribution of insurance, which has multiple meanings in different social contexts, determining the potential impact of genetic discrimination.
- human rights;