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Filing For Disability 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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Disability benifit from my workplace

I currently collect short term disability payments from my workplace due to chronic back and leg pain (sciatica). After six months (180 days), there are also long-term disability benefits from my company. I am on my fifth month absent from work. ...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...medical coverage (if any) is offered during long term disbility, COBRA costs if your medical coverage ends, how to file for SS disability, etc. They should be able to assist you with this. Read more »

hiv/hep c-are they a disability?

hi i was wondering if you have hiv and hep c are theese illnesses consider you to be disabled?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...HIV and/or hepatitis C infections, per se are not sufficient reason to be considered disabled. Many persons who have either infection are functionally Read more »

income disability insurance , disability insurance

Can I find a compagny that will cover me for disability insurance , guaranteed issued sort of policy I guess.. I heard of one compagny through a friend; IUPIW CANADIAN FUND, he was accepted for 1,500$US /month.. I was told they don't issue the...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Other than coverage under a group disability plan with an employer, I am unaware of any insurance companies that offer guaranteed issue policies on an individual basis. Read more »

does disability insurace apply

I am a healthcare worker who suffered a needle stick injury which resulted in my seroconversion. At the time I had disability insurance through my employer. Prior to my findinging out that I was HIV positive I left my job. I have since found...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
...Only if you went out on sick leave and made a claim before your employment was terminated. Disability policies usually have an actively at work requirement in order to be eligible for claims. I am assuming you could not convert Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vets Affected by VA Hospital Errors to File Claims

...that among the 9,141 who heeded VA warnings to get screened for infections, 12 have tested positive for hepatitis B, 37 for hepatitis C, and eight for HIV. Among those filing claims are veterans who have tested positive for HIV and hepatitis... 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 »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

A Guide for People With Disabilities Seeking Employment

...of discrimination. Charges may be filed with the EEOC in person, by mail, or by telephone. There are strict time frames for filing charges of employment discrimination. In most states, you have 300 days from the time the alleged discrimination... 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 »

disability

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 »

disability

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 »

Disability Retirements

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Good news, I believe my disability retirements are all done. I say "retirements" because I had to get approval from Social Security (August 3), my employer (October Read more »