Genetic disorders can no longer be excluded. What does that mean for insurers?

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By Joanne Buckle, Neha Taneja | 16 August 2018
In India, the Delhi High Court’s decision in February 2018 to restrict insurance companies from rejecting genetic disorder claims has sparked worry among insurers. Historically, policyholders with genetic disorders have been denied payment for treatment under health insurance. Insurers should regularly monitor claims to quantify the impact of covering genetic disorder claims and build it into future pricing.