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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Insurance And HIV And AIDS Disclosure

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

disclosure of HIV to insurance providers

Can a supplemental insurance provider cancel a tempory disibility coverage policy if HIV status was not disclosed at the time the policy was written (1 year ago)? There has never been a claim relating to HIV or a pre-existing illness. What are the...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Non-disclosure of HIV positive status is likely to be a serious problem in terms of the insurance coverage. These policies tend to have language in them regarding full disclosure of health ststus information.Your reasons for Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just... Read more »

I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Parliament Considers Bill That Would Require HIV Status Disclosure, Provide Some Protections to HIV-Positive People

...mandatory HIV testing for their employees, and other officials could not require HIV tests before providing services such as credit, insurance or loans. In addition, the draft law prohibits discrimination on the basis of HIV status in schools,... Read more »
The Body

This Positive Life : Mondo Guerra of Project Runway Talks About Living With HIV and the Power of Disclosure

...dropped. That's when they really started giving me care. The thing about it is that I'm an artist. I don't have a job where I get insurance, so it's really hard to find the best treatment. So I was relying on state-funded treatment and doctors... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... It is important to note that only public health officials have access to the information that is reported; employers and insurance companies do not . Additionally, the names of HIV-positive Californians will only be reported to the county in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: ActionAIDS Sued for Privacy Violation

...appropriate treatment; a person granted access to the information by court order; and insurers requesting the information to verify an insurance claim. The patient's lawsuit claims that in June 2009, she visited ActionAIDS "for the purpose of... Read more »
Connect With Others

looking to talk about living with hiv

Posted by rick36, 5 Replies
...i was just told io hiv poz on the 29th and looking to talk to other people that r poz Read more »

HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever about disclosing their HIV status in the Military. I've copied a general email I send out to interested organizations and individuals below:... Read more »

HIV Disclosure, "The Conversation"

Posted by TheConversation
...I'm writing a book and doing a video documentary on the subject of "The Conversation" that everyone with HIV has when they disclose their HIV status. I'm looking for people from every race, age, nationality, and background; including Read more »

HIV Disclosure

Posted by northof49th, 2 Replies
...I'm quite unsure about the effectiveness of disclosure laws. The link below sums up my thoughts far better then i could. I'd be happy to hear others thoughts Read more »