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Insurance And HIV And AIDS Disclosure

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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 non-dislcosure, such as... Read more »

I hope you post this one to the ones that ask about disclosure (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

I am surprised to hear of people asking Is it right or necessary to disclose my HIV status? Well... Read more »

Small company group insurance and disclosure

Thank you for this excellent resource! I am a HIV+ physician who recently joined (1 month)a small... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Disclosure and HIV

Table of Contents Preparing for Disclosure How Disclosure Affects You and Others Who Needs to Know Disclosure and Relationships Who May Not Need to Know Whom You May Want to Tell Disclosing to Children Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Positive Life: An Interview With Gary

Table of Contents HIV Diagnosis Disclosure in Work and Family Life Dating and Loss of Libido After Prostate Cancer Connecting to Care for Prostate Cancer and HIV Keeping Healthy, Following New Paths Turning 60: Aging With HIV ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Uganda's HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Bill 2008 -- which is under consideration by a committee in Parliament -- aims to criminalize the intentional transmission of HIV, guarantee access to treatment for HIV-positive people and provide... Read more »
TheBody.com

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

When Mondo Guerra was chosen to be on the hit reality show Project Runway, his main goal was to live out his dream of being a successful fashion designer, not be a poster boy for HIV. But one emotional challenge compelled him to disclose on air... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 those that are... Read more »

Brothre w/ HIV and disclosure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a brother whom I am very close with and love dearly. He was diagnosed with HIV 2 years ago and is still not on meds. His viral load is between 50k and 80k and cd4 around 350, I think. Anyway, He has been dating a girl for six months and I... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and doing a Master's thesis on disclosure

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and doing a Master's thesis on disclosure

Posted by Dolbylife
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »