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Can HIV Positive Individuals Apply For Medicaid

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Expanded Public Insurance Coverage for HIV-Positive Individuals Could Cut AIDS-Related Deaths by 66%, Study Says

Expanding public insurance coverage of HIV-positive people could cut AIDS-related deaths by as much as 66%, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Health Economics , according to a Stanford University release. ... Read more »
Housing Works

Medicaid Redesign Team Recommends Housing Supports for People With HIV

Cuomo's Medicaid Redesign Team approved the affordable housing proposal, which recommended some affordable housing supports for people with HIV. Housing Works has advocated a 30% rent cap for people with HIV for many years. The final report of the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

individual health insurance for hiv positive

Hello. Thank you for this website! I need help and some of the questions/answers helped. I currently have health insurance in NC with my employer. I have been offered a position in another company that no longer provides health coverage as it was...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You would be able to continue your current health plan under COBRA after termination for up to 18 months (assumes that your current employer has 20 or more employees and therefore must offer COBRA). You would also be eligible for a HIPAA policy as... Read more »

Tinnitus in HIV positive individuals

It seems to me that tinnitus is common amongst the HIV positive community, but it also seems to have missed the radar of HIV doctors. Medical professonials don't seem to think there is a link between HIV and tinnitus, but when I go on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm not surprised that when you ask around in positive forums, you find "more than a few people" who have tinnitus. You'd find the same thing if you asked around in neggie forums! As it turns out, about 10% of adult males... Read more »

western blot positive in a non-risk individual with severe allergies

I recently tested positive to an ELISA test, and this was confirmed by Western Blot. I have never used IV drugs, and have been in a mutually monogomous relationship for 13 years. I tested negative for HIV 4 years into the relationship when tested...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Possible, but extremely unlikely.... Read more »

Pretty Healthy Working Individual - Happen to be HIV+

I am pretty healthy, I've been positive for 4 years now, and I have a CD4 count ot 678 and viral load is undetectable. I've been working for the same company for 3.5 years now, and my Human Resources manager knows about my HIV. I am...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This is a great question. Congratulations on doing so well, and on negotiating what is already at least one successful reasonable accommodation of your disability. The Americans with Disabilities Act is very clear on the "limits" you ask... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for HIV positive/AIDS individuals to model

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a photography student located on Long Island, in NY. I'm doing an editorial project on individuals living with HIV/AIDS. I would like to compassionately photograph you in your natural environment, as well as possibly in the studio. I... Read more »

Would you take 15 minutes to help change the life of another HIV positive individual?

Posted by adamneedsupport, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, my name is Adam and I am a Clinical Psychology PhD candidate trying to finish his dissertation. This is the last step I need to complete before receiving my degree. I have been HIV positive since the age of 16 and have struggled... Read more »

Would you take 15 minutes to help change the life of another HIV positive individual?

Posted by adamneedsupport, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, my name is Adam and I am a Clinical Psychology PhD candidate trying to finish his dissertation. This is the last step I need to complete before receiving my degree. I have been HIV positive since the age of 16 and have struggled... Read more »

Would you take 15 minutes to help change the life of another HIV positive individual?

Posted by adamneedsupport
Hello everyone, my name is Adam and I am a Clinical Psychology PhD candidate trying to finish his dissertation. This is the last step I need to complete before receiving my degree. I have been HIV positive since the age of 16 and have struggled... Read more »