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Does Health Insurance Cover Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Does most health insurance cover HIV treatment?

Hey Dr. Bob,I am going in for my HIV test tomorrow and I'm trying to prepare myself for the worst. I engaged in about the riskiest behavior out there and I've had some symptoms of being poz, so I've pretty much resigned myself to the fact that I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yep, you're getting ahead of yourself! And just for the record, yes, HIV/AIDS is indeed covered by traditional health insurance plans, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield.Good luck on your test. I'm here if you need me, O.K.?Dr. Bob Read more »

WHICH HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES IN ARIZONA COVER HIV?`

I NEED TO FIND HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN PHOENIX ARIZONA AREA ASAP! PLEASE HELP AS I HAVE BEEN... Read more »

company changing health insurance plan that denies coverage to HIV people

I am HIV positive self employed realtor and my company provides group insurance (Aetna). I joined... Read more »
Articles
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

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: Task Force Targets Insurance Policies

... At a Monday meeting of the Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force (AHMTF), members considered recommending that the state require health insurers to cover HIV/AIDS patients. Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

can i be denied health insurance?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i am in the process of applying for health insurance. i have not had any health insurance for the past year or so. i was just lazy and didn't think i needed it. one month ago Read more »

May be losing health insurance!!! Need my meds!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I may be losing my health insurance. That in itself is a nightmare, but I would have to pay for my own meds. The ADAP program in my State requires I have insurance. Read more »