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West Virginia State Statute:
opens new window West Virginia: WVC 33-15-2a
33-16-1a
and 33-16-3k
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination A health benefit plan issued in connection with a group health plan may not impose a pre-existing condition exclusion based on genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis. A health status-related factor is defined to include genetic information as defined in section of the statutes pertaining to individual group accident and sickness insurance.

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