Could Your Fitbit Data Be Used to Deny You Health Insurance?

February 17, 2017

(STAT News) – Before we celebrate this new partnership, though, it’s important to consider potential costs to the patients. We are not far from days when wearable health devices will be able to diagnose illnesses. Corporate partnerships like this one with United Healthcare and Fitbit could pave the way for insurance companies to use fitness tracker data to deny coverage or hike up rates for consumers.

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