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California State Statute:
opens new window California: Cal. Health and Safety Code 1399.804
and Insurance Code 10902.1
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination Health care service plans and carriers, agents or brokers offering health benefit plans to individuals or solicitors may not encourage or direct federally eligible defined individuals to refrain from an application for coverage because of genetic information. Plans, agents or brokers may not enter into any contract, agreement or arrangement with a solicitor that provides for or results in the compensation paid to a solicitor for the sale of a health care service plan contract or health benefit plan design to be varied because of genetic information.

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