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Can I Buy Health Insurance If I Am HIV Positive

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I AM DIAGONISED AS HIV+VE AND DONT HAVE INSURANCE CAN I BUY INDIVIDUAL INSURANCE?

HI, I AM DIAGONISED BY HIV+VE AND WOULD LIKE TO BUY INSURANCE,RIGHT NOW I DO NOT HAVE INSURANCE AND I AM DEPENDING ON GOVERNMENT AGENCIES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE. MY WIFE GOT A JOB AND HER EMPLOYER WILL GIVE HEALTH INSURANCE, SHE IS PLANNING TO TAKE...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
Your best bet will probably be your wife's plan. They can impose a waiting period for payment of claims due to pre-exisiting conditions, but they cannot reject you.... Read more »

HIV+ Healthy and want to buy insurance

I am 5 yrs HIV+ 5yrs and have always been extremely healthy. I have not had as much as a cold in 5... Read more »

Buying a business to get insurance

My partner and I are looking at buying an existing business. The current owner is required to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Organizations, Health Insurance Company Launch Insurance Program for HIV-Positive People in India

Nongovernmental organizations and a health insurance company on Wednesday launched an insurance program for people living with HIV in the Indian state of Karnataka, The Hindu reports. The program -- the first of its kind in India -- was launched... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Population-Level Effects of Uninterrupted Health Insurance on Services Use Among HIV-Positive Unstably Housed Adults

While research consistently confirms the benefit of insurance coverage on the use of health services in the United States, few studies have simultaneously addressed the many competing unmet needs particular to unstably housed individuals. "Moreover,... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting and Keeping Insurance When You Are HIV Positive

Table of Contents Why should I have insurance? Can I get health insurance? How do I know what my insurance covers? Can my insurance be canceled once I have it? What can I do when my coverage ends? What happens if I change groups? ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Insurance Company to Provide HIV-Positive People With Coverage

Chennai, India-based insurance company Star Health and Allied Insurance next week is scheduled to launch the country's first insurance policy that covers people living with HIV/AIDS, the Times of India reports. Under the policy, an... Read more »
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Health Insurance- Please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello:

I am yet to test for hiv, but i am planning ahead (as i am testing today) just in case the worst happens.

I am about to get a new job and would like to protect my HIV status on employment health forms under "pre-existing conditions." How do i... Read more »

health insurance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can anyone help me with finding a health insurance group which is hiv friendly. i,m in the chicago aera. thank you.

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Health Insurance?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My brother just found out that he is HIV positive. He is currently a college student and does not have health insurance. Does anyone know if there is a plan available for HIV positive persons? Costs? Any recommendations or suggestions would be... Read more »

Don't buy the HEAL lie!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
"Don't Buy the HIV Lie"
By Bruce Mirken

Former HEAL members who believed that HIV is harmless learn that they were wrong -- the hard way

For a decade plus, HEAL (Health Education AIDS Liaison) has defied mainstream science with its persistent, strident... Read more »