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This statute states that parents must consent in writing before any record of the minor child's blood or deoxyribonucleic acid is created, stored or shared, with some exceptions such as newborn screening.

  • Privacy
  • Consent
  • statute
  • record
  • Child
  • Newborn screening
  • Arizona

This statute states that information derived from genetic testing may only be released to the person tested or others with written authorization from the person tested with some exceptions.The law also places restrictions on disclosure or compelling disclosure, requires consent from a parent or legal guardian of a minor to conduct genetic testing other than newborn screening, and requires written informed consent for genetic testing by health care providers with some exceptions.

  • Privacy
  • Research
  • statute
  • genetic testing
  • authorization
  • Disclosure
  • Child
  • Newborn screening
  • Informed Consent
  • Arizona

This statute states that a health care services organization may not cancel an enrollee's evidence of coverage issued on a group basis because of criteria specified in the statutes, including such health status-related factors. Genetic information is a health status-related factor.

  • health insurance nondiscrimination
  • insurance
  • nondiscrimination
  • statute
  • coverage
  • genetic information
  • Arizona

This statute states that genetic information is a health status-related factor that may not be used as the basis for denial of coverage or as the basis for a pre-existing condition exclusion in the absence of a diagnosis in the individual health insurance market.

  • health insurance nondiscrimination
  • insurance
  • nondiscrimination
  • statute
  • condition
  • Diagnosis
  • insurance market

This statute states that accountable health plans may not (1) deny, limit or condition coverage or benefits based on health status-related factors, including genetic information or (2) impose a pre-existing condition exclusion based on genetic information in the absence of a diagnosis.

  • health insurance nondiscrimination
  • statute
  • insurance
  • nondiscrimination
  • coverage
  • health benefits
  • Diagnosis
  • genetic information
  • condition exclusion

This statute states that life and disability insurers may not refuse to consider an application on the basis of a genetic condition. Information about a genetic condition may not be used for underwriting or ratemaking of life and disability insurance policies unless supported by the applicant's medical condition, medical history and either claims experience or actuarial projections. In the case of disability insurance the use of information about a genetic condition for underwriting or ratemaking purposes constitutes unfair discrimination in the absence of a diagnosis.

  • health insurance nondiscrimination
  • insurance
  • nondiscrimination
  • statute
  • disability
  • disability insurance
  • Diagnosis
  • Arizona

This statute states that a person may not order or require the performance of a genetic test without written informed consent. Genetic test results may not be disclosed without the express consent of the subject of the test or the person authorized to consent for that person.

  • Privacy
  • statute
  • genetic testing
  • Consent
  • Disclosure
  • Arizona

This statute states that employers may not discriminate against an individual based on genetic test results, notwithstanding professionally developed ability tests that are not designed to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

  • employment nondiscrimination
  • employment
  • nondiscrimination
  • genetic testing
  • statute
  • Arizona

This bill enacts the Parents' Bill of Rights. A parent must consent in writing before a biometric scan of a minor child or a record of a minor child's blood or DNA is created, shared, or stored. Bill Status: Died.

  • Privacy
  • Parents' Bill of Rights
  • Consent
  • parent
  • Child
  • biometric scan
  • medical record
  • bill
  • Arkansas
  • bill status died

This bill states that accident and health insurance companies, hospital service corporations, and health maintenance organizations must offer coverage, as an essential health benefit, for mammogram screening, mammography and breast ultrasound for the diagnosis of breast disease. Coverage is required upon the recommendation of a physician without regard to age when a woman has (1) a prior history of breast cancer, (2) her mother or sister has a history of breast cancer, (3) positive genetic testing, or (4) other risk factors. Bill Status: Enacted.

  • health insurance coverage
  • bill
  • insurance
  • coverage
  • Diagnosis
  • mammogram screening
  • mammography
  • breast cancer
  • genetic testing
  • Arkansas