Tag: life insurance

Danny McAuliffeFebruary 6, 2018
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State lawmakers are uniting against insurance companies that want to use genetic information as a factor for accepting patients and drafting policies. The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill (SB 1106) that prohibits the use of genetic information for any insurance purpose, including to establish rate differentials. State law already prohibits […]

Scott PowersDecember 5, 2017
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State Rep. Jason Brodeur wants life insurance companies to keep their hands off customers DNA. Broder, a Sanford Republican, filed House Bill 855 Monday forbidding insurance companies from using genetic testing to assess risks for life insurance, for disability insurance, and long-term care insurance. There’s already a federal law keeping that information private, but Brodeur […]

Jim RosicaMay 17, 2016
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Life insurers are now suing over a new law requiring them to track down insurance beneficiaries. Four companies filed in Leon County Circuit Civil court earlier this month. The measure (SB 966) was a priority of Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and was featured on CBS’ “60 Minutes.” His spokeswoman responded to the suit Tuesday, calling it […]


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