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Can HIV Positive Individuals Apply For Medicaid

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Medicaid coverage for Facial Wasting

If treatment for facial wasting is suppose to now be covered by Medicaid why does my Doctor, Dermatologist, or Plastic Surgeon say they know nothing about it?????
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...for posting. I am sorry to share this news, but HIV-related facial lipoatrophy treatment is now covered by Medicare, but not Medicaid. Medicaid has less funding and many of these programs are in financial crisis. Also, Medicaid is administered... Read more »

Medicaid

I just got kicked off of Medicaid. Since I do not get medicare part a and b yet. I'm trying to... Read more »

Cobra to Medicaid

My Status is Chronic HBV. I'm currently living in NYC with Cobra insurance from CA. The monthly... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Health Department to Decide Soon Whether Medicaid Beneficiaries With HIV/AIDS Should Be Moved Into Managed Care Plans

... The New York State Department of Health in the next few weeks is expected to issue a final decision on whether to switch Medicaid beneficiaries with HIV/AIDS from fee-for-service plans to managed care plans, the AP/Long Island Newsday ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Lawmakers Propose Legislation to Encourage States to Provide Medicaid Coverage for Low-Income HIV-Positive People

...(D-N.Y.) and Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) last week introduced legislation that would offer states financial incentives to provide Medicaid coverage to low-income, HIV-positive individuals before they develop AIDS, the Bend Bugle reports ( Bend... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

GOP Renews Attack Against Medicaid; Pending Medicaid Bills Threaten Health Care Safety Net

...as next week, a congressional committee in the U.S. House of Representatives may move to approve legislation dismantling the Medicaid program and thus jeopardizing health care access for more than 36 million poor and medically needy Americans. At... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Early Medicaid Treatment: Bipartisan Bill in Senate With 32 Cosponsors, Could Cut HIV Deaths on Medicaid in Half

...Early Treatment for HIV Act (S. 311, known as ETHA). This bill would let states choose to pay for early HIV treatment under Medicaid, instead of waiting until people become disabled due to advanced illness. A study by PricewaterhouseCoopers... Read more »
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Let's talk about Medicaid

Posted by MissouriMammal, 9 Replies
...I dont know what is going on with other states Medicaid programs, but we're dealing with a health care crisis here in Missouri. I want to share my story with hopes of starting conversation Read more »

Treatment facial wasting - CMS

Posted by dickspoz
...CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
...CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
...CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were Read more »