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Hipaa Laws Asking If Someone Has Hiv

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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

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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 »

HIPAA and medical billing

I was livid today when a hospital I had just paid my break the bank balance of $66.46 called my... Read more »

HIPAA protection for spouse?

Hi there,Thank for your the valuable advice you provide to everyone.I understand that HIPAA... Read more »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai HIV/AIDS Advocates to Ask Administrative Court for Review of Ruling That Found Abbott Did Not Violate Trade Laws

HIV/AIDS advocates in Thailand plan to ask the country's Administrative Court to evaluate an Internal Trade Department's decision to not file suit against Abbott Laboratories for allegedly violating trade laws when the company canceled the... 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 »
Lambda Legal

Comments on the Department of Health's Revised, Proposed Regulations Implementing the 1998 HIV Reporting and Partner Notification Law (Amending Articles 21 and 27 of the Public Health Law)

January 14, 2000 Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H. c/o Mr. William R. Johnson New York State Department of Health Office of Regulatory Reform Room 2415 ESP Tower Building Albany, New York 12237-7488 By Facsimile and E-Mail Dear... Read more »
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Brandys law or murphys law ?????

Posted by Brandy, 3 Replies
I m not sure if its murphys law or just my life.......
when everything is perfect SOMETHING is going to go really wrong.... and it did here let me start at the begining MY jobs are going great and so are Matts whoes in ks we havent seen each other in... Read more »

Disclosure laws in Canada

Posted by Mark100, 2 Replies
Hey Guys, I was just wondering if someone could clarify for me when exactly do I have to disclose to someone that I have HIV. I was diagnosed in February and I am currently undetectable. I haven't had sex since this time because I wanted to wait... Read more »

Telling the IN-LAWS

Posted by debtex, 5 Replies
Hi All,
I'm a regular around here, but find myself really needing help. I've missed touching base with my poz support groups, due to job, kids, and just day to day going by so fast....so I'm glad I have my family here, so thanks to all.
My question... Read more »

My brother in law is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello to all those reading,
I just found out recently that my brother in law is HIV+, I have been with my husband for 4 years and he has only now been comfortable with sharing this with me. I am trying to learn as much as possible about what to... Read more »