|work knowing about meds
Jul 13, 2002
I am a physician infected with HIV. I am in non-surgical field and at no risk of transferring HIV. Here is my question. I work for a large Univeristy (academics). I am reluctant to use my insurance (blue cross) for meds as I am afraid that my employer will find out my diagnosis. Will blue cross share my prescription history with my employer or anyone else for that matter? Thanks
| Response from Ms. Franzoi
Although insurance companies are not supposed to disclose this information to an employer, if your health plan is a self-insured plan, your employer probably has access to this information. If it is a fully insured plan with Blue Cross, they won't disclose this.
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