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Obama's Health Care Reform Act Of 2010 And HIV/AIDS

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

How will Medicare and Health Care Reform effect HIV + people

I am very worried about the effect the new health care reform will be for people with HIV and AIDS. I am on Cobra and also now disabled from AIDS complications. I will not be eligible for Medicare till 2011 though. When Cobra is over in June 2010, I...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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...It is really too soon to sya. The healthcare reform bills change almost daily. I anticipate that as we get closer to the end of the month we will have a clearer view. Read more »

HEALTH CARE REFORM, WON'T IT BE BAD FOR HIV POSITIVE PEOPLE?

Dr. Bob,Why are you pushing Obama's health care reform? They are going to take over medical care,... Read more »

woohoo with a caveat (PRO-LIFE = HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2010)

my risk was only minor (unprotected oral) but obviously as in many others it caused a panic.and it... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Will Health-Care Reform Bring Help to People Living With AIDS?

...health-care reform that will help me," she says. When President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 into law this March, health advocates and people living with HIV/AIDS alike hoped that the final bill would... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New State of AIDS in Black America Report Recommends Full Implementation and Scale Up of Health Care Reform and National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...agencies, and Congress need to get behind the implementation of the strategy." The report calls for implementation and scale up of health care reform. "The elimination of pre-existing conditions, lifting of lifetime and annual spending caps on... Read more »
Project Inform

Health Care Reform and People With HIV/AIDS

...Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010 into law. Together they enact an historic health care reform plan, the first major overhaul of the health care system since 1965, when Medicaid and Medicare... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

10 Questions Answered: How Health Reform Affects People Living With HIV/AIDS

...when does the new law go into effect? The entire law won't kick in until 2016, but more than 150 features become effective in 2010. For example, if you're a dependent younger than 26 and your parents have insurance, you can stay on or... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010

Posted by bartleby
...past year. We're rolling out end-of-the-year reviews . So check it out! You'll find: Top HIV/AIDS Clinical Developments of 2010 The Buzz Factor: Most Talked-About Stories on TheBody.com in 2010 and you can even vote for your favorite ... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Great resource for HIV/AIDS and ADA

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/aids.htm This site has a somewhat helpful booklet that includes some suggestions on reasonable accomodations for people with HIV/AIDS. Some of the accomodations are silly, and some are very good indeed. The... Read more »