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New York State Statute:
opens new window New York: NYCL (ISC) §§3221
and 4318
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination Insurers or corporations delivering group or blanket health policies that provide hospital, surgical or medical expense coverage may not establish rules for eligibility or continued eligibility based on a health status-related factor, including genetic information. Individual and group or blanket health insurance policies or contracts may not impose pre-existing condition exclusions based on genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis.

Last Reviewed: May 25, 2018