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Can U Get Hiv From Parent

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Does HIPAA apply to someone HIV+ and on parent's insurance?

I have a client who is newly diagnosed, who has not yet told his parents. He is covered by his parent's insurance and is afraid his family could find out this way. Does HIPAA apply in this case?...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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Once he loses coverage as a dependent on his parents' plan, he would be eligible for COBRA. Once COBRA runs out, he would be eligible for a HIPAA policy, as long as he doesn't have a break in coverage of 63 days or more.... Read more »

Hiv+ parents: adoption or pregnancy

Hi, my wife and me are both hiv+ with undetectable viral loads since 4 years and feel very well.... Read more »

child with hiv parent

was pregnant when diagnosed with hiv, is there a possibility because nothing was found at birth... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scotland: Children's Fears for HIV Parents

Children living with HIV-positive parents are suffering in silence, according to a Scottish report. Researchers said youngsters had significant worries about their parents and themselves, but felt they were unable to talk to either their family or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fears About HIV Transmission in Families With an HIV-Infected Parent: A Qualitative Analysis

Advances in antiretroviral treatment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission have made it possible for more HIV-positive parents to have children. But few studies have examined transmission fears that might remain for these families and how they... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National HIV/AIDS Programs Must Consider Needs of Children Who Have HIV-Positive Parent, Opinion Piece Says

"When adults decide how to tackle the world's AIDS crisis, the way it affects children must become part of their thinking," Kerrel McKay, an HIV/AIDS outreach officer for Jamaica's Ministry of Health , writes in a Newsweek opinion piece. McKay,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States: Children of HIV-Infected Parents: Custody Status in a Nationally Representative Sample

In the current study, the authors determined the rates and predictors of custody status for children of HIV-infected parents in the United States. Data from interviews of 538 parents with 1,017 children (ages 0-17) from a nationally representative... Read more »
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WHY DON`T PARENT`S TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN THAT ARE HIV+

Posted by MARYJB67, 3 Replies
I`AM CONFUSED ABOUT WHY DON`T SOME PARENT TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN WHO ARE AFFECTED WITH THIS DISEASE BECAUSE I`VE A MOTHER THAT DOESN`T TALK ABOUT THE ISSUE OR GO INTO THE HEALTH DEPT WITH ME EITHER BUT SHE WANTS TO KNOW WHAT THE DOCTOR SAY OR WHAT... Read more »

Afraid to tell my parents about my HIV

Posted by aug27, 4 Replies
I have been HIV + since sept of 2005. I curently live at home with my parents and have not told them that I have HIV. It is getting harder and harder to do and I am getting more distant from them. I love them very much but I think it would absoulty... Read more »

Resource for Parents of HIV+ son?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi there -- does anyone have suggestions about a helpful book or resource for the parents of someone who is positive? Like a "coming out" about HIV help book? Something with facts, and stories about living with HIV that helps express it is not a... Read more »

Coming out to the Parents, with HIV...

Posted by PosJohnathan, 1 Reply
here is how i told them i was bi-sexual and hiv positive....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKTVlp8wkjQ Read more »