Thursday, 23 May 2019

Genetics and Life Insurance: Medical Underwriting and Social Policy (Basic Bioethics)

Genetics and Life Insurance: Medical Underwriting and Social Policy (Basic Bioethics) by Mark A. Rothstein

This book draws on the talents and perspectives of a wide range of contributors to explore the proper policies for genetics and medical underwriting in life insurance. It includes results of the nation’s first comprehensive survey of public opinion on genetics and life insurance, as well as contributions from a representative of the trade association for life insurance companies, an actuary, an insurance physician, a geneticist, a philosopher, a genetic counselor together with the president of a genetics consumer organization, a dean and professor of insurance law, a trio of comparative law researchers, and an insurance consumer advocate. The book concludes with a series of policy recommendations designed for adoption long before 2020.



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