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Can You Get Health Insurance If You Have Hiv

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Health Insurance for HIV+ Students

I am a junior in college and am looking to attend grad school or medical school after I graduate. One of my biggest worries, and possible limiting factor, is obtaining health insurance that will cover me while in school. Because I won't be able to...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...As you mentioned you should look into the health insurance policies offered by the schools.In addition to that the Ryan White Care Act provides the states with funds to support primary Read more »

Getting health insurance if I am HIV+ with no job after May

Boy, am I glad I found this site. Thanks. I am retiring at 55 and am not vested in the school... 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...those related to HIV/AIDS treatment, care and prevention, many have refused to do so, and critics of the country's national health insurance system argue there is no incentive for the companies to promote HIV testing, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. ... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...contracted workers perform jobs including maintenance, cleaning, landscaping and food services at the compound ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 9/23). Managers of the contracting companies last week said that they cannot find an insurance firm... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Insurance Companies Should Reimburse Emergency Departments That Provide HIV Tests, Opinion Piece Says

... Health insurance companies should reimburse emergency departments that provide HIV tests so that the tests become a routine part of medical care 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 Read more »

Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
...58.000 USD per year on SSDI + disability income i got through work. I am looking for when my COBRA runs out -- I want good health insurance that will pay not just for hiv meds and docs, but also for a psychologist, chiropractor, and heart,... Read more »

Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I need to take an HIV test. I don't know if I should be concerned if the test is confidential but not anonymous. I have health insurance so I would be covered for HIV treatment. 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. Read more »