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Alabama State Statute:
opens new window Alabama: Code of Ala. §27-53-1 et seq.
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination Health benefit plans, including the Alabama Medicaid Agency, may not require a genetic test to determine if a person has a predisposition to cancer as a condition of insurability or use the results of such a test to determine insurability or discriminate with respect to rates or benefits. The statutes set forth penalties for insurance companies or health maintenance organizations that violate the law.

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