NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An alliance consisting of health insurance and pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, union interests, and biomedical firms focused on providing wellness programs, has asked the Obama Administration to put a hold on the final regulations of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), claiming that part of the rules will cause the use of such programs to "decline precipitously."

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