Medical privacy still isn’t protected

The Sun’s article on the Senate’s vote to bar discrimination based on the results of genetic testing (“Measure would bar use of information by insurers, employers,” April 25) failed to address the key problem with personal medical information in America: Why do insurers, employers and others have access to the data in the first place?

A person’s genetic test results, and all of his or her medical data, should not be available to anyone without the patient’s consent.

One’s employer should not even know he or she has had testing done, let alone know the results.

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