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Genetics and insurance

Author: T McGleenan; Urban Wiesing; François Ewald
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Bios Scientific Publishers ; New York, NY, USA : Springer, 1999.
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"The use of genetic screening and testing techniques in relation to life and health insurance raises serious legal and ethical issues. Pressure is now mounting for legislative responses to the perceived threats. Genetics and Insurance addresses the issues at the heart of this debate and provides an analytical framework on which to shape policy." "Genetics and Insurance offers practical guidance to geneticists,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T McGleenan; Urban Wiesing; François Ewald
ISBN: 0387915958 9780387915951 1859960871 9781859960875
OCLC Number: 41982249
Description: xii, 127 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Insurance, genetics and solidarity / J. Husted --
2. Genetics, insurance and risk / F. Ewald --
3. Genetic discrimination / V. Launis --
4. Genetic discrimination and insurance in practice / U. Wiesing --
5. Social and private systems of health insurance / U. Wiesing --
6. Genetic testing and the insurance industry / T. McGleenan --
7. Insurance, genetics and the law / T. McGleenan --
8. The implications of genetic regulation for insurance: the Austrian experience / G. Hauser and A. Jenisch --
9. Clinical aspects of genetics and insurance: the development and roles of Codes of Practice / S. Raeburn --
10. Policy options for health and life insurance in the era of genetic testing / T. McGleenan and U. Wiesing.
Responsibility: editors, T. McGleenan, U. Wiesing, F. Ewald.
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