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Hiv Health Insurance Coverage

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Ask the Experts

HIV+ and looking for independent health insurance with prescription coverage: where to start?

My partner of two years is HIV+ and is about to start taking HIV medications. He cannot afford them, but he does not qualify for state assistance. He has also been denied by the drug assistance programs offered by the drug makers. Our last resort is...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...partner would have to apply for an individual health policy. Unfortunately, since he doesn't currently have coverage and he is HIV+, he might not be able to get an individual policy. If he does, he would be considered to have a pre-existing... Read more »

company changing health insurance plan that denies coverage to HIV people

I am HIV positive self employed realtor and my company provides group insurance (Aetna). I joined... Read more »

HIV positive and about to have no health insurance?

I found out I was HIV positive and had medical health insurance with my job. I was recently laid... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Contractors in Kenya Unable to Secure Health Care Insurance, Including HIV Coverage, for Workers

...problem had not yet been fixed, according to the Globe . "You know, if no one in the developing countries is willing to give HIV insurance coverage, then that's an indication of a huge, huge problem," Piot said, adding, "We have to investigate... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Insurance From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Health Insurance | Life Insurance | Applying for an Insurance Policy | HIPAA and Major Risk Plan | COBRA Health Insurance What Read more »
AIDS.gov

The Affordable Care Act and People Living With HIV or AIDS

...White HIV/AIDS Program have provided a critical safety net. But today, nearly 30% of people living with HIV do not have any health insurance coverage, and many others have limited coverage. In addition, people living with HIV and AIDS have faced... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

10 Questions Answered: How Health Reform Affects People Living With HIV/AIDS

...reform -- into law, you may wonder how it will affect people living with HIV/AIDS. When can the uninsured finally obtain the health insurance they need? Will the changes affect access to doctors or meds? Will AIDS meds be more affordable? Here,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. The family uses private insurance as he is a contractor. They must be... Read more »

Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
...58.000 USD per year on SSDI + disability income i got through work. I am looking for when my COBRA runs out -- I want good health insurance that will pay not just for hiv meds and docs, but also for a psychologist, chiropractor, and heart,... Read more »

Just lost health insurace

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have been poz for a while now and recently lost my health insurance. I have meds until Oct, but if I don't find another job by then what can I do? I live in Chicago, IL and need info fast. Read more »

Insurance Coverage PLEASE HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I had taken out a private health insurance policy just prior to my hiv status. I was told today that they would not cover me for a year because of exsisting condition. Read more »