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New Jersey State Statute:
opens new window New Jersey: NJS §§17B-27-54
17B-27-57 17B-27-64
17B:27A-2 and 17B:27A-17
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination A group health plan may not establish rules for eligibility or continued eligibility based on health status-related factors, including genetic information, or impose a pre-existing condition exclusion based on genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis. Health status-related factor also is defined to include genetic information applicable to sections 1 to 15 of chapter 17B:27A, and the definition of pre-existing condition excludes genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis under provisions applicable to small employer health benefit plans.

Last Reviewed: May 25, 2018