Category: Healthcare Policy

Clinical Correlations

Ethical Responsbilities After GINA

Commentary by Antonella Surbone, MD PhD FACP, Ethics Section Editor

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), passed by the US Congress on May 1st 2008, protects individuals against discrimination by health insurers and employers on the basis of genetic information.(1-4) Genetic information refers to genetic tests of a person’s or a …

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More Health Care Is Not Better

Healthcare Policy 3 min read

healthcarecosts.jpgSurprising results from the Datmouth Atlas of Health Care

Commentary by Zackary Berger MD PhD, PGY-3, Health Care Policy Section Editor

What explains the large variation in health care costs across the country? You …

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