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Can You Receive A Disability Check For Having Hiv

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Time and Laws re Short Term Disability

My physician has just placed me on Short Term Disability for HIV related health problems and should only last for 6 weeks but could be extended at the end of the six weeks. My company has just informed me that I have received my last paycheck until...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You should ask your Human Resources or Benefits Department for a copy of the summary plan description (SPD) that explains your short term disability (STD) benefits. There will be an SPD if your STD plan is an ERISA plan. If your plan isn't an... Read more »

Recently received SSDI

I recently was awarded SSDI. I am 50 years old and applied at 48. I was diagnosed with AIDS when... Read more »

Long Term Disability

I am a 41 yo male living with HIV for 16 years, including 5 years AIDS diagnosis due to low CD4... Read more »
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Being Alive

Tips on Transitioning From Work to Disability

Many people with a diagnosis such as HIV, a chronic condition that can be progressive in its severity, tend not to look ahead to the possibility of leaving work someday. While this may be emotionally helpful, it can make for a bumpy and stressful... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: AIDS Patient Receives Compensation

The education bureau of Jinxian County, China, agreed to pay a former teaching applicant 45,000 yuan ($7,228) in damages because the bureau allegedly turned him down after a pre-employment health check found he was HIV-infected. The settlement... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chembio Diagnostics Receives FDA "Approvable" Letter for Rapid HIV Tests

FDA has issued an "approvable" letter to Medford, N.Y.-based Chembio Diagnostics for its rapid HIV tests SURE CHECK HIV 1/2 and HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK as long as certain conditions are met, the company announced Wednesday, the United Press International... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chembio Diagnostics Receives Order for 990,000 Rapid HIV Tests to Screen Pregnant Women in Mexico

Medford, N.Y.-based Chembio Diagnostics on Monday announced that it has received an order from a Mexican distributor for 990,000 of its rapid HIV test Sure Check HIV 1/2 to screen pregnant women in Mexico, the Long Island Newsday reports... Read more »
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Disability

Posted by ndcowboy, 3 Replies
I need help understanding disability. When or why should I apply? It seems most people are on it. Please help me understand this. Read more »

Long Term Disability Insurance and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
$13,000. Worth of advice
about group disability insurance coverage.


When I first became fully disabled and unable to work I was worried but felt comfortable in knowing that I was covered by my employers long-term group disability policy. I knew that... Read more »

A New Conspiracy Theory! Check it out.........

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ok, thebody uses google for a search engine for their site. AND if you put in any type of HIV symptom into google.com you get multiple results for thebody.com. so google is getting paid some mad cash to direct people to the body so they can make... Read more »

oral sex (receiving)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, i recieved oral sex and really have no reason to believe she has hiv but from a past experience am very scared of hiv and now worry about it 24/7. im getting my test results next week but im not sure how risky oral sex is. Ive heard that i... Read more »