UK Insurers Extend Genetic Testing Moratorium | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's main insurance industry trade association has extended its agreement with the Department of Health to maintain a moratorium on using predictive genetic tests to determine insurance qualification through 2017, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said this week.

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