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Genetic test used involved in Life Insurance discrimination

  • by The Quotesonline Team

Researches at the University of Tasmania and the Centre for Genetics Education have found 11 case of alleged discrimination related to life insurance applications and underwriting, including income protection and trauma policies. One involved a worker’s compensation claim

Chief executive Richard Gilbert Insurance and Financial Services Australia  said the cases represented a small proportion of the estimated 5 million people with life insurance.

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