|Moving and need health care
May 2, 2004
I am planning to move from California to Texas and will be losing the health care porvided by my current job. What are my options for obtaining health care, and what should I expect to pay?
If my HIV keeps me from getting private or affordable health insurance, are there any government plans that will cover me?
| Response from Ms. Franzoi
Although you should be eligible for COBRA coverage, if your employer offers an insured plan that only provides coverage in California (such as a California HMO), there might not be a COBRA option available to you when you move to Texas. If this is the case, you would be eligible for a HIPAA policy.
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