DNA Testing for Long Term Care Insurance

| October 22, 2018

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When applying for Long-Term Care Insurance it is common for Insurers to take a genetic test when you are applying for Long-Term Care Insurance. They can technically choose to offer you coverage off of the results of your DNA tests as well. The Federal Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act prohibits health insurers from asking for or using your genetic information to make decisions about whether to sell you health insurance or how much to charge.

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Founded in Bermuda in 1993, RenaissanceRe has offices around the globe and is one of the world’s largest and most successful catastrophe reinsurers. RenaissanceRe is also a leading provider of casualty and specialty reinsurance across a wide range of products. We participate selectively in the insurance market through RenaissanceRe Syndicate 1458 at Lloyd’s. In addition, we create and manage joint ventures and structured products that enable others to partner with and invest alongside us. Our largest joint ventures include DaVinci Reinsurance Ltd. and Top Layer Reinsurance Ltd.

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