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Global Business Coalition On Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS Supports Coalitions; Analysis on Generic Drugs; Fact Sheet on Federal AIDS Spending

"GBC National Connections ," Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS : The program aims to support national business coalitions that meet five criteria associated with effective public-private partnerships related to combating HIV/AIDS. The five... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS Honors Winners of 2004 Business Excellence Awards for Fight Against AIDS

The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS on Wednesday in Berlin awarded Anglo American , BHP Billiton , Coca-Cola Egypt , Siemens AG and Viacom International 2004 Awards for Business Excellence for the companies' work in fighting HIV/AIDS in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Testing Should Be Priority in Fight Against HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS President Says

HIV testing should be the priority in curbing the spread of the virus worldwide, former U.N. Ambassador and President of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS Richard Holbrooke said on Friday in Beijing at a summit on business and HIV/AIDS in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Small Business Owner and HIV+

Within the past year I started a small business that covers myself and employees with a group health plan. I also recently found out I'm HIV+, but still healthy. I also have creditable coverage (12 years) with my former job. What are the...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
Once a pattern of claims is established on a new plan or policy, the insurance company usually starts a pre-existing investigation and can suspend payment of claims. Given that you didn't have a pre-existing conditon in the 6 months prior to... Read more »

Small business owner wants to hire HIV+ employee, can I obtain insurance for him?

I am a small business owner and currently have myself and one other employee. I want to hire my partner on full time who is HIV+. He is currently employed and has had health coverage for the last 2-3 years. If he comes to work for me we need to...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Under federal law, group health insurance is available to all employer groups of two or more full-time employees (including the owner if full-time also), and no one can be refused coverage because of their medical condition. Contact a local... Read more »


Hi Dr. Bob!I am the woman who wrote a couple days ago because I was about to take my HIV test and was a nervous wreck. So much so that I gave myself an Ulcer, which I am now taking anti-botics for. I literally stopped living for a few days,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Now Sane,Thanks for taking the time to write back with your story and great news! Congratulations! WOO-HOO! I'm hopeful your comments and experience will help others who also have convinced themselves they are HIV-positive, and who are... Read more »

Insurance and my family owned business.

I'm considering moving back to TN to work with my family-owned business. I haven't disclosed my HIV+ status to my family and do not want to do so yet. Assuming I move forward with my plans and sign up for the group health insurance plan...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
It depends on the health plan that is offered to your family's employees. If it is an insured plan, there should not be any employee-specific information shared. Even if it is self-insured, there should not be any sharing of employee-specific... Read more »
Connect With Others

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Director

Posted by Anonymous
The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) is recruiting for an Executive Director to lead the organization's advocacy, education and public policy work. Position is in New York , New York.

Resume Submission Deadline:
December 3, 2003

Start Date:
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HIV+ Small Business Owner w/ Insurance Question

Posted by tmd6972, 2 Replies
I'm just curious if there are any other HIV+ small business owners out there that have dealt with insurance issues. We currently have BCBS and I'm covered for medical and presccription BUT it comes at the cost of our insurance for other employees... Read more »

global distribution of hiv subtypes

Posted by Anonymous

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Clear advice on infection possibility and HIV Duo test

Posted by worried29UK, 1 Reply
Hello. I'm looking for some clear advice as the Internet is filled with different sources and answers aren't clear.

Firstly I am a 29 year old male who on a recent business trip had a sexual encounter with a random male. The encounter comprised of... Read more »