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Maryland 2009 State Bills:
opens new window Maryland 2009 SB 1
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination,
Other Lines of Insurance Nondiscrimination
This bill prohibits an insurer from requesting or requiring a genetic test or from using a genetic test, the results of a genetic test, genetic information, or a request for genetic services to deny or limit life insurance coverage or benefits or to charge a different rate for the same coverage or benefits under an annuity contract; defining terms; and providing for an exception if the use is based on sound actuarial principles. Measure failed.

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