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Hipaa Laws Concerning Hiv In The Dental Field

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS)...
Ask the Experts

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

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...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 »

Hiv Insurance

I thinking to start my own business. If any insurance in Florida can cover medical existing condition (HIV) and dental? Which one?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...currently covered under an employer-sponsored plan, you would probably be eligible for COBRA upon termination of employment and a HIPAA polcy thereafter. Read more »

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 »

Dentist

Maybe not the forum, but I highly respect your opinions. I am seeing a dentist within a week for general maintenance and clean up. first time since diagnosis. I am on sustiva and truvada. I undersatnd that my dentist is very close to people who...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...that protect your confidentiality- If you have concerns about this, I'd be sure to ask your dentist about their procedures and HIPAA mechanisms.Hope this helps, BY Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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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 »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »