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Illinois State Statute:
opens new window Illinois: 215 ILCS 5/356v
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination An insurer must comply with the provisions of the Genetic Information Privacy Act in connection with the amendment, delivery, issuance, or renewal of, or claims for or denial of coverage under, an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance. Genetic information may not be treated as a pre-existing condition in the absence of a diagnosis of the condition under the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

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