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Hiv Health Insurance Coverage

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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

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Your 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... 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 »

Employment health insurance coverage

I am HIV positive and employed full-time with employer provided health insurance. I am interested... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Contractors who supply workers to the United Nations Office at Nairobi , Kenya, have been unable to secure health care insurance, including HIV coverage, for their workers despite U.N. officials' claims that the problem had been resolved, the ... Read more »
Being Alive

Understanding Health Insurance Coverage Under the New Law

Enrollment started October 1, 2013, in the new health insurance plans created by the Affordable Care Act. Coverage under the plans will be effective January 1, 2014. Several recent columns have explored this major change in health insurance. People... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Population-Level Effects of Uninterrupted Health Insurance on Services Use Among HIV-Positive Unstably Housed Adults

While research consistently confirms the benefit of insurance coverage on the use of health services in the United States, few studies have simultaneously addressed the many competing unmet needs particular to unstably housed individuals. "Moreover,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Insurance Company to Provide HIV-Positive People With Coverage

Chennai, India-based insurance company Star Health and Allied Insurance next week is scheduled to launch the country's first insurance policy that covers people living with HIV/AIDS, the Times of India reports. Under the policy, an... Read more »
Connect With Others

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
I really need some 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. ... 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. I went to the doctor one time before the insurance kicked in with stomach... Read more »

Health Insurance- Please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello:

I am yet to test for hiv, but i am planning ahead (as i am testing today) just in case the worst happens.

I am about to get a new job and would like to protect my HIV status on employment health forms under "pre-existing conditions." How do i... Read more »

Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
I am retired due to hiv/aids and other conditions. I am too sick to work but not sick enough to die. I want to move somewhere in the US (or even out of country if that's possible anymore). I make about 58.000 USD per year on SSDI + disability... Read more »