Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

Definition of "Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)"
  1. A 2008 federal law that stops health insurance companies and employers from treating people differently based on their genetic information
How to use "Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)" in a sentence
  1. GINA protects individuals from unfair treatment due to their genetic makeup.
  2. Under GINA, an employer cannot fire an employee because of her genetic predisposition to a certain disease.
  3. An insurance company violated GINA when it denied coverage based on the client's family history of heart disease.

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