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Health Insurance For Hiv People

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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 this brokerage in November 2008 and was covered under the group plan which covered any pre-existing conditions. I am currently taking Atripla with...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Although there would be no ERISA violation here, it appears to be a violation of the ADA. I would discuss with legal counsel.... Read more »

Is it true people with HIV can get Health Insurance?

I don't have health insurance. I heard that HIV is now considered amanagable disease and thus... Read more »

insurance plans for people who are HIV +

I am suddenly without health insurance and am not elgible for COBRA. What are my options when I... Read more »
Articles
Fair Pricing Coalition

Health Insurance Marketplace Plans and People Living With HIV and/or Viral Hepatitis: The Success of the Affordable Care Act Requires Fair Drug Pricing and Access

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has the potential to vastly improve health care coverage in the United States. This is a welcome development for the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC), which has consistently advocated for improved access to affordable... 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 reports. The program -- the first of its kind in India -- was launched... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India: Health Officials to Press For National Insurance Policy for People Living With HIV/AIDS

"India could soon see a national medical insurance policy for people living with HIV," Times of India reports. Though HIV coverage is currently "excluded from all insurance policies available in the country ... Union health ministry officials... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Insurance Company to Provide HIV-Positive People With Coverage

Chennai, India-based insurance company Star Health and Allied Insurance next week is scheduled to launch the country's first insurance policy that covers people living with HIV/AIDS, the Times of India reports. Under the policy, an... Read more »
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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. I can do that for about a year out of my retirement fund, which is all the income... Read more »

There's Health Insurance and then there's....

Posted by TimmerInTexas, 3 Replies
Secure Horizons -- what a joke!

Since I'm covered by Medicare Parts A and B, I discovered that I qualified for health insurance through Secure Horizons, a subsidiary of PacifiCare. I have 17 prescriptions that have to be filled every month so I... Read more »

Life Insurance for people who areHIV+

Posted by Anonymous
I just received information about Life Insurance that might be helpful to someone who is HIV+. I have located a High Risk Insurance Company which is called IMPAIRED RISK SPECIALIST INC. The company has a plan called E.Z. 123 HIV.
The requirements... 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 to share my story with the... Read more »