(215 ILCS 5/356v)
Use of information derived from genetic testing.
After the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1997, an insurer must comply
with the provisions of the Genetic Information Privacy Act in connection with
the amendment, delivery, issuance, or renewal of, or claims for or denial of
coverage under, an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance.
Additionally, genetic information shall not be treated as a condition
described in item (1) of subsection (A) of Section 20 of the Illinois Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in the absence of a diagnosis of
the condition related to that genetic information.
(Source: P.A. 90-25, eff. 1-1-98; 90-655, eff. 7-30-98; 91-549, eff. 8-14-99.)