Hipaa Laws On Hiv And Aids Information

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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 and professional associations, learning more about HIV/AIDS, and preparing strategies for HIV/AIDS programs and policies suitable for their companies. The majority of people infected with HIV are between
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Domestic Partner Cobra Coverage and HIV

MaamMy domestic partner and I live in Ft Lauderdale. I am hiv+ and was covered on his company's insurance as a domestic partner. My partner took a new job, their insurance does not cover domestic partners and my COBRA research tells me that COBRA...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...sells individual policies must offer a HIPAA policy to eligible individuals. Contact a local insurance broker and ask him for information on the HIPAA policies available in your area. Or you could contact Blue Cross or Blue Shield as they are... Read more »

HIV+ Healthy and want to buy insurance

I am 5 yrs HIV+ 5yrs and have always been extremely healthy. I have not had as much as a cold in 5 years. I have an excellent job (20 yrs) with great insurance benefits and make excellent money. I would like to a purchase a personal health insurance...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
...with your local AIDS Service Organization or state department of insurance for individual insurance options. You can get more information on HIPAA at the following websites: www. hcfa.gov and www. dol.gov/dol/pwba (check out the publication,... 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 insurance...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...your new employer's plan. It is important for you to obtain this certificate and provide it to your new employer. The only information it will contain is the period of time that you were covered under your prior employer's health plan. Read more »

How Far Does HIPAA Go?

With the recent release of a WAL-MART memo on corporate efforts to reduce healthcare costs, it seems that HIPAA does not prevent an insurance company, or third party billing company, from releasing fairly detailed statistics on a group of...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...certification of coverage, discriminatory eligiblity and premiums, mandatory special enrollment and protection of health care information. Employers can only get access to detailed health information to the extent that it is needed in the... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIPAA: Understanding Your Rights of Insurance Portability and Privacy

...Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in response to growing concerns about individual's health information potentially being used inappropriately, causing barriers to health care coverage and related job... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

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

...please check with your State Insurance Commissioner's Office for any provision modifications or enhancements. For more HIPAAinformation, contact the U.S. Department of Labor, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration Publications Hotline at... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...very expensive and difficult to understand. Here are some questions to ask about HIV treatments: Can you give me some written information about the product? Which company manufactures this product? How can I contact them? Did the Food and Drug... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women? Until recent years, little research had been done on women and HIV. Whilemany questions remain unanswered, available information shows that HIV affectsmen and women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend... 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 »

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 »

Help! Pretty stressed here.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi - does anyone know if a person with Department of Justice clearance can find out the HIV status of potential employees? I found a job that I like, but the boss has DOJ clearance from previous work and said how he Read more »