International Society of Nurses in Genetics

Ethics and Public Policy Chairs

Karen Zanni

Marie Twal

Public Policy Information

New - ISONG White Paper on GINA

The Ethics and Public Policy (EPP) Committee presents a White Paper on GINA that includes a discussion concerning the discordance between provisions in the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act regarding Employee Sponsored Wellness Programs. This information is relevant for healthcare professionals practicing in the US.

Thank you to the contributors Mary Beth Steck and Susan B. Dickey. Also, thank you to Marie Twal for facilitating and to the Board of Directors for their review and suggestions.

ISONG White Paper on GINA (PDF)