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Hipaa Laws Concerning 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

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 »

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 »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

HIPAA: Understanding Your Rights of Insurance Portability and Privacy

...problems of disclosure of an individual's status and respect the desires for confidentiality. According to an article published in AIDS Care in 2001, fears of breaches in confidentiality resulted in individuals actually not accessing treatment... 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 Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy is usually continued as well, unless IRIS becomes life-threatening. To reduce the inflammation, you may be prescribed NSAIDs and/or corticosteroids. More research is currently looking at this issue. Starting HIV therapy while an active... Read more »
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 Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »