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Can You Get Health Insurance If You Have Hiv

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individual health insurance for hiv positive

Hello. Thank you for this website! I need help and some of the questions/answers helped. I currently have health insurance in NC with my employer. I have been offered a position in another company that no longer provides health coverage as it was...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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You would be able to continue your current health plan under COBRA after termination for up to 18 months (assumes that your current employer has 20 or more employees and therefore must offer COBRA). You would also be eligible for a HIPAA policy as... Read more »

searching for health insurance being hiv+

on july 2001 i was diagnosed with hiv, i am under treatment and have health insurance thru my... Read more »

Health Insurance for HIV in Massachusetts

I know that the laws have changed in Mass for excluding people with HIV from getting health... Read more »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Contractors in Kenya Unable to Secure Health Care Insurance, Including HIV Coverage, for Workers

Contractors who supply workers to the United Nations Office at Nairobi , Kenya, have been unable to secure health care insurance, including HIV coverage, for their workers despite U.N. officials' claims that the problem had been resolved, the ... Read more »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some Colombian Health Insurance Companies Have Refused to Provide HIV/AIDS Related-Services, IRIN/PlusNews Reports

Although the Colombian government mandates that private health companies provide essential services, including those related to HIV/AIDS treatment, care and prevention, many have refused to do so, and critics of the country's national health... Read more »
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Short Term Health Insurance for HIV+ Persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi I am Jack,
My partner has HIV, just found out recently. He was without health insurance, until he sign up through the www.emporiumshopper.com sight for insurance. They work well with guys such as Ron and I. I wanted to share my story with the... Read more »

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 »