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Hiv and SSI

Posted by Mssimone, 4 Replies
Found out I was HIV pos November 8th 2006 now Im 5 months pregnant.
The doctor determain I got infected around June of 06.
My ex boyfriend Of a year was the only person I was seeing, I left him because he was very abusive towards me.
Im getting... Read more »

ssi hearing

Posted by alivehoping, 1 Reply
finally a word from ssa,my case will be heard in front of an alj sometime this summer,hopefully i get it.hiv,side effects,cronic hep c,tore knee ligament,back problems,neuropath problems,stress,all this has got to do something,and with viral... Read more »

you were right!!!....about SSI/SSDI

Posted by soimnotalone, 1 Reply
Last year I posted with tears the fact that I may not be eligible for SSI/SSDI because I was gaining weight and feeling better according to the case worker and that I may not qualify...this was b4 the final determination. Days later I called back... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »
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SSI

Hi just wanted to know by me being hiv positive am i able to get social security. A few of my friends are getting it and wasnt to sure if i could....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You have to be disabled to qualify for SSDI.... Read more »

hiv and ssi medicare

my question is i have been hiv for about 4-5 yrs. my counts at start were cd4 around 350 and vl. was 75000+ now about 6 months ago was undectable and cd4 about 900 last check about a month ago was undectable and cd4 was 627 my question is i was...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I encourage you to take this question to a benefits specialist, since they specialize in navigating SSI disability. We can suggest two, both available online: www.Helpwithbenefits.comwww.ofbenefittoall.com... Read more »

will I be approved for ssi

hello, I was just diagnosed hiv+ 2 months ago. i initially went to the Dr. for leg pain which was neuropathy(I am on neurontin currently for that), I am 54 yrs old , very depressed and having panic attacts. all have been documented at the hospital...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I understand your concern. It is hard to say whether or not Social Security will approve you. You will need the assistance of your doctor to make the case for your disability. Even with that SS could deny you and you would have to appeal. This... Read more »

ssi and disability

hello i recently sumitted a question and it hasnt been answered maybe you can help mei have been turned down from ssi twice already this time i got a lawyer to help me why i am i being turned down? i am hiv pos and have hepc and am being treated...
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
Building a successful SSI claim can be difficult even when you have disabling conditions. As you know, the criteria is set up the Social Security Administration and you must meet their criteria in order to qualify. Even though you have certain... Read more »
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New York City's Division of AIDS Services, Public Assistance, SSI, SSD, and You

There are benefits and services which can help you if you are HIV-positive. Public Assistance (Welfare), the Division of AIDS Services (DAS), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security Disability (SSD) are four of the government benefit... Read more »
PositiveWords

Free as a Bird and HIV-Positive

You wait on pill line several times every day. You see a health care provider regularly. You attend a weekly support group. If you are HIV-positive and behind bars, this drill may sound familiar. You may be looking forward to the day when you will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Case of HIV-Positive Canadian Football Player Refuels Debate Over HIV-Positive Professional Athletes, New York Times Reports

The case of an HIV-positive Canadian Football League player "has rekindled debate" over whether HIV-positive athletes "should be barred from competition," the New York Times reports. Trevis Smith, a seven-season veteran of the CFL's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India to Provide 300,000 HIV-Positive Adults, 40,000 HIV-Positive Children With Access to No-Cost Antiretrovirals

India's National AIDS Control Organization , which this month is scheduled to launch the third phase of its National AIDS Control Program, plans to provide 300,000 HIV-positive adults and 40,000 children ages 15 and younger living with the virus... Read more »