Regulations Take Effect Banning Genetic Information Discrimination by Health Insurance Plans

December 21, 2009

Effective December 7, 2009 interim final regulations implementing the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (“GINA”) became applicable to group health care insurers for plan years beginning on or after December 7, 2009 and ushered in GINA’s anti-discrimination provisions relating to health coverage based on genetic information. View full article