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My secondary insurance carrier covers repairs to hearing aids. My primary carrier, which does not, must first refuse payment in order for the secondary coverage to kick in. Neither my provider nor my primary carrier will provide the patient...
Lynn L. Franzoi

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Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Your provider has an obligation to do this. Without this information, there is no way that the health plan(s) can adjudicate the claim. Go to their offices and demand that they do this. Read more »

Patient Billing Codes

Do employers receive billing codes that tie medical treatments and services together? In other... Read more »

HIV (HIV and HEPATITIS C from SNORTING COCAINE through a rolled-up dollar bill, 2009)

If someone is HIV positive and you share a note while using cocaine can you become infected??? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

House Energy and Commerce Panel OKs Bill Helping HIV Patients

...act through fiscal 2013. Under the legislation, the government would spend roughly $2.5 billion annually to help low-income HIV/AIDS patients access treatment and care. Funding for Ryan White was set to expire on Sept. 30 but a resolution passed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vermont House Approves Bill Informing Medical Personnel of Patient HIV/Hep Status

... The state House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow medical personnel and first responders who come in contact with patients blood or other bodily fluids to be Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Senate Bill May End State AIDS Patients' Wait for Drugs

...AIDS advocates criticized the existing formula for favoring states and cities hit earliest in the epidemic while shortchanging HIV/AIDS patients in Southern and rural areas. The measure, passed by a 19-1 vote by the Senate Health, Education,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bill Gates Visits AIDS Patients in India During Controversy-Laced Trip

...Bill Gates chatted with an HIV-positive patient Monday as he opened his controversy-laced visit to India, where he plans to talk business Read more »
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The Cost of Living

Posted by Anonymous
...Wed Nov 1, 6:13 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Future treatment for the 40,000 people infected with HIV in the United States every year will cost $12.1 billion annually, a new study showed on Wednesday. U.S. patients infected with Read more »

Please help faith, Gman Bill, Ravi or anyone else!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...gonna get tested again soon ( which will be 7+ months), but am sure I am sure I am positive. Is there any way I don't have HIV? The swollen ankle is really worrying me. Thank you so much for your compassion and advice. Read more »

Jon Kaiser

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
... CMS withdrew his permission to see Medicare patients in the 90's and I complained to several agencies about his fraudulent billing practices. Vitamins and herbs do very little to combat the virus. If you have little money, you can get as good... Read more »

Ryan White Care Act - Revisions?

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...U.S. Senate Committee Approves Major Revisions to Ryan White CARE Act A U.S. Senate committee voted 19-1 to approve a bill that would change the Ryan White CARE Act by allocating more federal HIV funding to southern and rural states, a... Read more »