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Long Term Effective Of No Insurance For HIV Infected People

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Long Term Care Insurance

Are you aware of any Long Term Care Insurers for HIV/AIDS? I have been told by more than one broker/agent that I would be denied coverage if requested. Of all people that need to be offered this sort of program, it is us. If I were a government...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...I am unaware of any LTC inusrance plans that extend coverage to individuals who are HIV+. I know you checked with one insurance broker but it might be helpful to check with a second to confirm that this Read more »

long term care insurance

My wife and are are in our 50's and were discussing whether to get long term care insurance. Then I... Read more »

Response to long term disability question

This is not a question, but rather a remark to an inquiry someone had asked about his/her long term... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...Assistance Program The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is funded by the federal government to help pay for HIV drugs for people who might not be able to afford them otherwise. Your local ADAP office can let you know which drugs it pays for... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...Diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, headache, dizziness, depression, insomnia, abnormal dreams, and rash. Dose cannot be adjusted for people with kidney problems. Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) may occur as the immune system regains... Read more »
Office of National AIDS Policy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Executive Summary

...thirty years since the first cases of HIV garnered the world's attention. Without treatment, the virus slowly debilitates a person's immune system until they succumb to illness. The epidemic has claimed the lives of nearly 600,000 Americans and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epivir

...forms the nucleoside backbone for nearly all HAART regimens since the HAART era began. While its use is often associated with long term successful virus suppression, it is one of the drugs in the regimen to which resistance is commonly observed... Read more »
Connect With Others

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...recorded for future generations. As we enter the evening of our lives we face a different set of challenges than the average people our age. The HIV antiviral drugs are great, there is no argument there. Its a fear of the unknown that faces us... Read more »

scared lost but optimistic

Posted by dean661, 10 Replies
I tested positive on April 20 and have taken all of the preliminary tests.I go in to see my doctor for results Monday. If I'm directed to start drug therapy do I listen do I pause and do further research do I stop the recent klonapin prescription so... Read more »

insurance

Posted by Anonymous
...Is it true that people with HIV can not sign up for long term care insurance or life insurance? Read more »