Health Insurance Costs Versus Privacy Essay

1400 Words Jul 1st, 2011 6 Pages
Lucely Cruz Figueroa
University of Phoenix
HRM 546 Human Resource Law
Health Insurance Costs Versus Privacy
Prof. Nelson Cardona-Muniz
Health Insurance Costs Versus Privacy

Computers by Design (CBD) is a small computer systems sales and service business located in the Midwest. The owners of CBD, Abigail, Megan, and Andy, are concerned about rising health care insurance costs. Abigail has researched the issue, and has learned that CBD can better control insurance costs by only hiring people who are less likely to make claims—the healthy, the fit, and the non-addicted. She has proposed to the other owners a two-step program.

First, CBD would conduct pre-employment health screenings, including voluntary genetic
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Sin embargo, cualquier programa de pruebas de sustancias controladas establecido e implantado antes de la fecha de efectividad de esta Ley y que cumpla con los requisitos exigidos por ésta, se considerará un Programa de Pruebas válido.
b) Las pruebas se administrarán de acuerdo con el programa adoptado por el patrono, mediante reglamento, el cual será notificado a todos sus empleados y candidatos a empleo.( (P. de la C. 70) Ley 59, 1997).

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o Occupational Safety and Health
o Employee Retirement Income Security Act
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