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Tennessee State Statute:
opens new window Tennessee: TC 56-7-2701 et seq.
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination An insurance provider may not deny or cancel health insurance coverage or vary the premiums, terms, or conditions for health insurance coverage for an individual or his or her family member on the basis of a request or receipt of genetic services. An insurer may not request or require an individual to whom it provides health insurance coverage or an applicant to disclose to the insurer genetic information about the individual or family member of the individual. Life insurance, disability income, long-term care, accident only, hospital indemnity or fixed indemnity, dental or vision policies are exempt from the law.

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