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HIV Confidentiality Laws And Indiana

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indianapolis Star Examines HIV Confidentiality, Disclosure Laws

While it is a felony in Indiana for an HIV-positive person to engage in high-risk behavior that deliberately exposes another person to the virus, whether such actions are first discovered by the police or by the health department determines whether... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Reported HIV Cases on Rise at Indiana University

An official with the Indiana University Health Center said three positive HIV tests have been reported to the facility since July 2008. "Three is a large number for the IU Health Center considering that it is rare to get one case reported in a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Teen With HIV Bullied at School Files Lawsuit

On Nov. 18, the mother of an HIV-positive student filed a lawsuit against Washington Township Schools, alleging that disease-related bullying forced her child to leave Westlane Middle School. The suit claims district officials did nothing to stop... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv confidentiality

I am a nurse practitioner in a CBO & am looking for a training video on HIV confidentiality regs in NYS. I have contacted NYSDOH & Aids Institute, but neither have anything available. Are you aware of a source for HIV/AIDS specific training...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
If you're sure it has to be a video, no. There is solid information on HIV confidentiality regs in NYS available from the website of the New York State Dept of Health at www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/rfa/hiv/full63.htm. But states produce... Read more »

Confidentiality for HIV testing through your general practitioner?

This may seem a really strange question. I remember reading somewhere that if you get tested for HIV through your general practitioner (or internal medicine doctor) then, regardless of the result, you may be refused mortgages, loans etc in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The best way to get tested without it going on your medical record is by using an anonymous testing site; however, not all states have these sites, and even those that exist are reeling from ongoing budget cuts.Testing through your private... Read more »

confidentiality issues in regards to HIV positive school students

I am a Senior Biology Major at XXXXXXX in XXX. I am taking a Social Ethics course that involves writing a paper on the topic of choice. Mine is in regards to a teacher's rights, responsibilities, and options if he/she was informed by a parent...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
When a teacher learns from a parent that a student in the school has HIV, the teacher has one clear legal responsibility: to keep that information confidential. Privacy law protects the student from a teacher's disclosure of medical... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records be kept under the name John Doe won't help. See below.Dr. BobPrevention? Apr 25, 2006Doc, First I would... Read more »
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Keeping confidentiality

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How can a person protect their status once they are hiv+. Will it eventually be documented with your name. My neighbor is head of the health dept.

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confidentiality

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Confidentiality

My name is Mary, and I am a Nurse Practitioner in pediatric HIV.
Because I frequently surf the net looking for AIDS and HIV
resources, I have been most curious about this site. Are you ever
concerned abou the confidentiality of your... Read more »

Breach of Confidentiality at FL hospice

Posted by RonPanzer
PRESS RELEASE:

March 13, 2003: ACTION ALERT FOR ALL THOSE TERMINALLY ILL WITH AIDS !!

The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast has been sued for, among other things, violating the
confidentiality of thousands of its patients, including those with... Read more »

Breach of Confidentiality by FL hospice alleged

Posted by RonPanzer
PRESS RELEASE:

March 13, 2003: ACTION ALERT FOR ALL THOSE TERMINALLY ILL WITH AIDS !!

The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast has been sued for, among other things, violating the
confidentiality of thousands of its patients, including those with... Read more »