It’s legal for some insurers to discriminate based on genes

Radio  All Things Considered  Jan. 17, 2013

A law passed by Congress four years ago makes it illegal for some insurers to genetically discriminate. The law was meant to protect people who find out bad news in a genetic test. But some geneticists are saying a loophole in the law undermines its intended purpose.


This story was produced for NPR News. It is presented here as it originally aired on the nationally broadcast daily news program All Things Considered.


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