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California State Statute:
opens new window California: Cal. Health and Safety Code 1357.03 and 1357.52
Insurance Code 10198.9 and 10705
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination Small group health policies or contracts may not establish rules for eligibility or continued eligibility based on a health status-related factor, including genetic information. Except in the case of a late enrollee or for satisfaction of a preexisting condition clause these plans as well as disability insurers providing coverage for health care services may not exclude any eligible employee or dependent based on genetic information.

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