Review the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).
• Explain the purpose of GINA.
• Summarize the five congressional findings that helped to create the final GINA law, including a description of at least two elements noted within those congressional findings.
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1. Purpose of GINA
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) seeks to protect the American citizens from victimization by various stakeholders following the genetic compositions that make them vulnerable to diseases and other health related conditions. In the USA, and before the implementation of the GINA, genetic discrimination occurred through the application of the genetic information in determining the terms of payment or insurance legibility. The trend necessitated the introduction of GINA Act that noticeably outlines the applicability of genetic information.
The GINA Act has two principal parts. The Title I prohibits insurance companies from requiring and using genetic information to calculate the risks and eligibility. The premise also asserts that the companies should respect clients medical information, which is exclusive...
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