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Hiv And Finding Insurance

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Ask the Experts

Concerned about finding insurance when self employed

I am HIV+ for 3 1/2 years, have a PPO insurance plan through my current employer. I am thinking about becoming self-employed eventually (within the next yearor so)and want to purchase my own health insurance. Off the record,I have been advised to...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I would not recommend lying on an application for medical coverage. If discovered, it could invalidate your coverage retroactive to its effective date among other negative consequences. If you leave your current job, you would be eligible for... Read more »

Nervous about finding insurance

I am a soon to be college graduate that will be entering the workplace. I have had HIV for 4... Read more »

Employer Finding Out You're HIV+

Will my company insurance carrier report my HIV+ status to my employer once they start to see HIV... Read more »
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Connect With Others

employers finding out ??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am about to begin treatment using my health insurance (HMO) provided by my employer. Won't they find out eventually ?

I am sure most of you are using your employee benefits/insurance. What has been your experience about the above ?


Please help.



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Long Term Disability Insurance and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
$13,000. Worth of advice
about group disability insurance coverage.


When I first became fully disabled and unable to work I was worried but felt comfortable in knowing that I was covered by my employers long-term group disability policy. I knew that... Read more »

Things you can do before finding out you are pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel I have HIV. I had a very risky encounter and 5 days later I experienced symptoms that do not fit in with any other illness I know of. I had swollen lymph glands under my jaw and in my neck. A few days later I experienced a pinching pain under... Read more »

health insurance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can anyone help me with finding a health insurance group which is hiv friendly. i,m in the chicago aera. thank you.

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