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ABI welcomes Government response to genetics initiative

The ABI is welcoming Government backing for insurance companies&#39 efforts to develop industry wide standards on genetics.


The Government has given a favourable response to the Human Genetics Advisory Commission&#39s report on genetic testing and supported the concept of establishing an independent evaluation mechanism and appeals procedure.


ABI general director Mark Boleat says: &#34The insurance industry is very supportive of what the Government is trying to achieve in establishing an enduring framework for the use of genetic tests by the insurance industry which will stand the test of time.&#34

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