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Hepatitis C And Disability Benefits

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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
Ask the Experts

Disablity Benefits Taxation By State

Are short term disability benefits taxable by the state in the State of CA? I've read that State Disability Benefits paid by the State of CA are not taxable by the State. In my case, my employer offers their own short term disability plan (as...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Benefits from the California state disability program which are fully paid for by the employee with after-tax dollars are not taxable. Read more »

getting back on disability

Previously i was on disability, I now have a business of my own. I am having trouble keeping the day to day work done. How would I try to get back on disability?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...I am assuming you are referring to Social Security disability. If so, you would need to apply for disability benefits with the Social Security Administration and provide the necessary supporting documentation from you physician. Then it would Read more »

Disability Benefits & Working

I am presently collecting disability in New York State, as well as receiving Medicare Part A/B & Medicaid. I am feeling very healthy now (viral load undetectable & T-cells approx. 380.) My question is: Can I return to work, but still keep Medicare...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...I do not know how Medicaid would work. However, as long as you continue to qualify for Social Security disability benefits (Social Security disability benefits can continue throughout a nine-month trial work period plus an additional three-month... Read more »

Short Term / Long Term Disability - Health Benefits

First Off - Thanks for all the great info in the Ask the Experts section.I have a few questions. I am 39, currently employeed and have been with the same company for 13 years. I carry medical beneifits through my employer as well as STD and LTD...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...medical leave of absence. If you are on a medical leave of absence and have coverage under a company-sponsored STD plan, your Benefits or HR Department will work with you to file for your STD benefits under the plan.2. What happens with your... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

... Therapy After Therapy References This document was designed to give providers practical information about anti-hepatitis C treatment. It includes links to other related electronic documents on this site, as well as the Patient... Read more »
Being Alive

Working While Collecting Disability Benefits

... Many people who are collecting disability benefits would like to consider doing some work if it won't interfere with their benefit payments. Whether they are covered under Social Read more »
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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 »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...research and treatment advocacy efforts, including involvement in research and treatment advocacy regarding co-infections such as hepatitis C; supports the agencys efforts to assess and advocate for biomedical HIV prevention strategies; supports... Read more »

disabilty insurance through employer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if it's possible to collect long-term disability insurance through an employer if you have hiv and hepatitis C? Is it difficult to do that and does your employer have to know your exact medical condition. Thanks alot! Read more »