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Hiv And Hipaa

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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 »

HIPAA protection for spouse?

Hi there,Thank for your the valuable advice you provide to everyone.I understand that HIPAA... 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 »
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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 »
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 »
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

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »