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Hepatitis C Support With Disability

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Get the Facts
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

Surviving on Disability

I have been positive for 9 years. I am relatively healthy and have a job with a gov't agency with medical benefits. I have been working 19 years, but don't figure I can retire until 63years old(another 20 years) to get social security and current...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Based on your explanation of your health, it is questionable whether or not you would qualify for disability. Every disability plan (program) looks at the medical evidence provided by a person's doctors to determine whether or not that Read more »

hep c-severe polymotor nueropathy-w/demylinatinf features

dear dr. tx lowered v.load-liver function normal-no cirrhosis-have severe polyneuropathy-sesi/motor with mild demylinating features-on disability-only relief from hydrocodone10mg/325 as needed-low aceteminiphen however is there any narcotic...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...treatments that I would consider. I would pursue all causes of neuropathy to see if there is anything else you can address besides hepatitis C. Which blood tests are drawn will depend on the results of your prior nerve conduction studies. You... 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 Read more »

emotions and decision to apply for disability insurance

My friend is considering applying for disability insurance. He is afraid that life after disability will not be worth living. He has a lot of fear of applying for disabiilty. Could you please point me in the direction of information about the...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Disability benefits are very valuable to people who are no longer able to work and have no other means of support. Being on disability can 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 »
Project Inform

Resources for Incarcerated and Paroled Individuals With HIV or/& Hepatitis C

...301-443-6365 www.aids-ed.org Trains healthcare providers, including correctional staff. Training sites around the US. Hepatitis C Awareness Project National Hepatitis C Prison Coalition www.hcvinprison.org/cms/index.php ... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Americans With Disabilities Act Takes Another Hit in the Supreme Court

...test revealed a liver abnormality. Chevrons reflexive reaction to Echazabals condition, which later was diagnosed as chronic hepatitis C, was very suspicious. The evidence showed that any chemicals hazardous to Echazabal would be dangerous for... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Social Security Disablity

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...everybody...does anyone know about how long until I'm notified of the appeal hearing/judge's decision? And what date do they use as date of disability for retroactive pmt calculation? The date I initially applied for SSD, or first day after my... Read more »

NEED HELP MOVING DISABLED

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...need to move from East Oakland, Elmhurst area to San Francisco, Tenderloin in a special HUD program for people dealing with disabilities and low income. The residence is very nice and renovated and the Tenderloin Area in San Francisco has... Read more »