1997 WISCONSIN ACT 74
An Act to amend 631.89 (2) (intro.); and to create 631.89 (2) (bm) of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting insurers from requesting genetic test information from health care providers.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
74, s. s. 1m
631.89 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
631.89 (2) (intro.) An insurer, the state with respect to a self-insured health plan, or a county, city, village or school board that provides health care services for individuals on a self-insured basis, may not do any of the following:
74, s. s. 2m
631.89 (2) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
631.89 (2) (bm) Require or request directly or indirectly a health care provider, as defined in s. 146.81 (1), who is or may be providing or who has or may have provided health care services to an individual to reveal whether the individual or a member of the individual's family has obtained a genetic test or what the results of the test, if obtained by the individual or a member of the individual's family, were.