Obtaining insurance should not depend on mechanism of diagnosis tests

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7013.1164a (Published 28 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1164
  1. W T Hamilton,
  2. A P Round,
  3. G H Hall
  1. General practitioner Exeter EX1 1SR
  2. Senior registrar in public health medicine Exeter EX1 1PQ
  3. Retired consultant physician Exeter EX2 4NT

    EDITOR,--In his editorial on the parliamentary report Human Genetics: the Science and its Consequences, Peter Harper reports sharp criticism of insurance companies, but fails to clarify the grounds for complaint.1 He seems to imply that insurance companies should not take into consideration the results of genetic tests that are known …

    View Full Text

    Log in

    Log in through your institution


    * For online subscription