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Hipaa Compliance Requirements For Hiv Or Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Schools' AIDS Education Not in Compliance With Statewide Mandate, Report Says

New York City schools have violated state mandates on HIV/AIDS education, according to a report released on Wednesday by the New York AIDS Coalition , the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. The report, titled "A Call for Reform: Strengthening... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIPAA: Understanding Your Rights of Insurance Portability and Privacy

On August 14, 2003, a change occurred in the healthcare field related to health insurance. That was the first mandatory deadline set for healthcare organizations to become HIPAA-compliant with regulation standards placed into law in 1996. Often, I... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

It's HIPAA with a Double "A," Not HIPP with a Double "P"

The name of the game here is acronyms. You've mastered the public disability benefits SDI, SSI and SSDI. Now, welcome to the world of health insurance. Here it's CARE/HIPP, Medi-Cal/HIPP and now HIPAA. Federal Law While the HIPP programs pay... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIPAA protection for spouse?

Hi there,Thank for your the valuable advice you provide to everyone.I understand that HIPAA protects an HIV+ person from being denied coverage when they change jobs (and insurance policies) and all the requirements about creditable coverage, lapses,...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If your husband is covered under a group health plan sponsored by an employer, you should be eligible for a special enrollment in that plan once you lose your current coverage when you leave your job. Ask you husband to look at the language in the... Read more »

HIPAA Certificate

I've been HIV positive for six years and just switched jobs in August to a new job with a much smaller firm about 20-30 employees. When signing up for my new employers health insurance, the insurance company asked for a copy of the health...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
A HIPAA certificate is a certificate that every employer is required by law to provide to an employee when he leaves the company. The HIPAA certificate states the period of time that the employee was covered under the employer's health plan.... Read more »

Atripla Non Compliance

I have been diagnosed with AIDS, and have been off my meds, Atripla for one year. I have constant excema, herpes, extreme fatigue and weakness, pain in extremities, nausea and diareaha. Can I go back on Atripla? What tests are required to find...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
usually would check resistance (genotype) test to see if your HIV developed resistance to any of the components of Atripla. KH... Read more »

Recent Question Regarding HIPAA

Hi Nancy,First off, thank you for participating in The Body's "Ask the Experts" feature. This service is invaluable, and your advice has been especially helpful!Secondly, I read with interest your response to the individual concerned...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Dan,You've enlightened me. Thank you! I'm following through on the links and will use them to improve my responses. I wasn't aware of the requirement for an internal HIPAA privacy officer. That would indeed change my answer. Nancy... Read more »
Connect With Others

compliance/adherence

Posted by Anonymous
We have developed an adherence device that is helping many people living with HIV. by reminding them each and every time when and how to take their medication. Imagine never again forgeting to take your meds regardless of the complexity of the... Read more »

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 or Sign up online at www.myfocusgroups.ca
Participants will be accepted on a first come first serve... Read more »

avoiding reporting requirements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.

My question is this,

Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »