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Disability Payments For Hepatitis C

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct
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Private Disability, DC Govt and Social Security Payments

hi there-I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 and have not had any serious OIs (although i do have neuropathy,lypodystrophy, balance and some cognitive dysfunction). I have become resistant to almost all drugs and my T-cells are now 8 and i have a viral...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Even if you are receiving disability benefits through an employer-sponsored group plan or your own indvidiiual disability policy, you are still eligible to apply Read more »

Disability Payment for Depression

I am newly infected and experiencing extreme fatigue and depression. I've not been able to concentrate at work for the past two months. My numbers are good CD4 1000, and VL 10,000, but I am overwhelmed with depression. I cannot cope with daily work...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...should review the terms of your disability coverages, both short term and long term. Most disability plans provide for the payment of benefits due to mental and/or nervous disorders. However, you should discuss this with your doctor because... Read more »

Disability Payments

I am 40 years old with AIDS and been on LTD for 6.5 years. My health has been stable and I fear I may not qualify as disable according to SSA defintion. If this happens, how would this effect my private disabilty insurance payments. Now my private...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The best source I know for information on how SSA and private disability payments interface is My long time friend and colleague Jacques Chambers, who hosts the site, can give you the Read more »

question about Disability payments

I am suppose to start taking meds next week. I have been out of work and on Ca. State Disability for 6 months now and will apply for SS dis. soon. If I dont want to take the meds until the beginning of the year..will this affect my ability to get...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I don't know. I suggest that you discuss this with your doctor as he should have a better understanding of how this would impact your beneifts or if it would have any impact at all. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Falls Under U.S. Disability Law

...of a Colorado surgical technician charged with stealing drugs in a scheme that potentially exposed thousands of patients to hepatitis C, some observers are asking why anyone with the virus was allowed to work in a hospital operating room. The... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute of Medicine Recommends Changes for People With HIV/AIDS to Qualify for Disability

...listings were last updated in 1993. The following are the new recommendations to qualify someone as eligible for SSA disability payments: A CD4 cell count at or below 50 cells per microliter of blood. "Because CD4 counts can change in response... Read more »
Being Alive

Working While Collecting Disability Benefits

...people who are collecting disability benefits would like to consider doing some work if it won't interfere with their benefit payments. Whether they are covered under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income... Read more »
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Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...might need. If a barrier cannot be avoided, let the person know ahead of time. Be respectful of the rights of people with disabilities to use accessible parking spaces. When speaking or writing about disability... Refer to a person's... Read more »


Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know what the max you can make if you collect SS disability? Is there a length of time that you can work. Read more »


Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
...Ok does anyone know if you are on permanant disability if you are able to work at all? Read more »

Social Security Disablity

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...everybody...does anyone know about how long until I'm notified of the appeal hearing/judge's decision? And what date do they use as date of disability for retroactive pmt calculation? The date I initially applied for SSD, or first day after my... Read more »