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Title Genetics and life insurance : medical underwriting and social policy / edited by Mark A. Rothstein
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 293 pages) : illustrations
Series Basic bioethics
Basic bioethics.
Contents Public attitudes / Mark A. Rothstein and Carlton A. Hornung -- The insurer perspective / Roberta B. Meyer -- The economics of risk selection / Arnold A. Dicke -- Medical underwriting / Robert K. Gleeson -- Genetic risks and mortality rates / J. Alexander Lowden -- The functions of insurance and the fairness of genetic underwriting / Norman Daniels -- Perspectives of consumers and genetics professionals / Wendy R. Uhlmann and Sharon F. Terry -- A comparative international overview / Bartha Maria Knoppers, Béatrice Godard, and Yann Joly -- Antitrust implications of insurers' collaborative standard setting / Robert H. Jerry II -- A consumer agenda / J. Robert Hunter -- Policy recommendations / Mark A. Rothstein
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bioethics.
Life insurance -- Medical examinations.
Bioethical Issues.
Insurance, Life.
Form Electronic book
Author Rothstein, Mark A.
ISBN 0262282712 (electronic bk.)
1417561769 (electronic bk.)
9780262282710 (electronic bk.)
9781417561766 (electronic bk.)