Improved access to life insurance after genetic diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolaemia: cross-sectional postal questionnaire study

Abstract

A decade ago, in the initial stage of genetic testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) in The Netherlands, it was reported that such screening decreased access to affordable life insurance for mutation carriers. In 2003, in order to improve access to insurance for FH mutation carriers, insurers agreed to underwrite according to a set of guidelines… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ejhg.2012.5

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@article{Huijgen2012ImprovedAT, title={Improved access to life insurance after genetic diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolaemia: cross-sectional postal questionnaire study}, author={Roeland Huijgen and Sietske JM Homsma and Barbara A. Hutten and Iris Kindt and Maud N. Vissers and John J P Kastelein and Jan L. A. Van Rijckevorsel}, journal={European Journal of Human Genetics}, year={2012}, volume={20}, pages={722-728} }