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Getting Hep C Treatment No Insurance

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Life insurance question about Hep C in Canada (Employment)

I'm starting a new office job this week and will have to fill out a life insurance form that all employees are given.I recently tested positive for Hep C and am waiting for the next test to make sure I'm not a false-positive. If I answer "yes" to...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...to any question about an infectious disease. In addition, I would return your completed questionnaire directly to the life insurance carrier. Do not give it to your employer to submit. The insurance company has the legal obligation not to... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Irish Government Launches Program to Provide Life Insurance to People With HIV, Hepatitis C Through Contaminated Blood Products

...Thursday launched a program to provide life insurance, mortgage protection and travel insurance to people who contracted HIV or hepatitis C through contaminated blood products, Ireland's Evening Echo reports ( Evening Echo , 9/27). In the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...to treatment, he noticed an increase in the levels of liver enzymes in Gary's blood -- a sign the liver was being damaged. A hepatitis C test came back positive. Gary's case is not an isolated one. Reports of hepatitis C co-infection among... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
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 Read more »
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Insurance and changing jobs...

Posted by selah073007, 1 Reply
...job simple because i am afraid to lose my benefits. i am currently taking Atripla for the HIV and i am also on a year long Hep C treatment plan. I highly doubt that the Health Dept treats those in need with the meds and regimen that a private... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Just an update and a vent over *&*^&@$ insurance

Posted by Jackie__Blue
...a look at my husband's liver. Novel idea. The doctors at Kaiser never did an Ultrasound. They dx the PCT. Confirmed the Hep C and said it was the perfect storm of HEPC and HIV and PCT and sent him to Hemotology. Now I wonder why they didn't... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »