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Hipaa Laws Asking If Someone Has Hiv

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Does HIPAA apply to someone HIV+ and on parent's insurance?

I have a client who is newly diagnosed, who has not yet told his parents. He is covered by his parent's insurance and is afraid his family could find out this way. Does HIPAA apply in this case?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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...coverage as a dependent on his parents' plan, he would be eligible for COBRA. Once COBRA runs out, he would be eligible for a HIPAA policy, as long as he doesn't have a break in coverage of 63 days or more. Read more »

HIPAA Costs and Details

I am HIV + for 23 years. Undetectable with tcells around 550. Good health.I am 52. I have been... Read more »

Will my HIPAA coverage end?

My Blue Shield Cal Cobra HMO coverage ended about 3 months ago and I continued the same coverage... Read more »
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D.C. Mayoral Candidate Wants HIV Status on Driver's Licenses

...Washington, D.C. Mayoral Election. A couple of weeks ago on August 11th Alexander made a statement at a Forum that he will push for HIV testing at the DMV [Department of Motor Vehicles]. If most of you are not familiar with it, some other... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

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

...you through a maze of employer health insurance issues. First off, HIPAA generally lays to rest the issue of, "Now that I'm HIV-positive, I can never leave my job and get new health insurance" or "I can never go back to work and get medical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic Facts About HIV and the Law

... HIV/AIDS affects companies and organizations in many ways. Managers and labor leaders are gathering information, talking with their trade Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Insurance From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...when choosing between two health plans? I'm currently on Medicaid and about to start a job that offers health insurance. Is HIV considered a "pre-existing condition?" Will there be a waiting period for benefits? What kind of prescription... Read more »
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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 »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Army HIV Policies and Procedures as of 7/15/2005

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Greetings! I have found actual policy information concerning HIV from the Army. You must have Acrobat Reader to view. You may go to the link: http://www.army.mil/usapa/epubs/pdf/r600_110.pdf Read more »

Marine Corps Policies and Procedures for HIV 6/11/1991

Posted by Anonymous
...Greetings! I have found actual policy information concerning HIV from the Marines Corps. You must have Acrobat Reader to view. You may go to the link: ... Read more »