23 October 2018

Updated Code on Genetic Testing & Insurance welcomed

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Meera Khanna, Consumer PR Manager

Meera Khanna

Consumer PR Manager - Protection

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In response to the updated Code on Genetic Testing & Insurance being published, Toby Bainbridge, Head of Protection Solutions at Royal London said:

 

“We welcome the Code on Genetic Testing and Insurance being updated, which provides greater confidence and clarity for customers and the industry. Individuals considering taking a predictive genetic test should be reassured that the information cannot be used unfavourably when applying for insurance.”

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For further information please contact:

Meera Khanna, Consumer PR Manager

Note to editors:

  1. The updated Code on the use of genetic testing in the insurance market has been launched by the Association of British Insurers and Department for Health and Social Care.

About Royal London:

Royal London is the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with funds under management of £117 billion, 8.8 million policies in force and 3,745 employees. Figures quoted are as at 30 June 2018.