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Hiv Health Insurance Plans

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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 this brokerage in November 2008 and was covered under the group plan which covered any pre-existing conditions. I am currently taking Atripla with...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Although there would be no ERISA violation here, it appears to be a violation of the ADA. I would discuss with legal counsel.... Read more »

Union Health Insurance Plan

I belong to a union and our union officials are the administrators of our health insurance plan... Read more »

Small business health insurance plan.

I'm HIV+ and married. My wife works at a hospital and has been providing our health... Read more »
Articles
Fair Pricing Coalition

Health Insurance Marketplace Plans and People Living With HIV and/or Viral Hepatitis: The Success of the Affordable Care Act Requires Fair Drug Pricing and Access

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has the potential to vastly improve health care coverage in the United States. This is a welcome development for the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC), which has consistently advocated for improved access to affordable... Read more »
Fair Pricing Coalition

Fair Pricing Coalition Highlights Major Barriers to Life-Saving Treatment in Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace Plans

Discriminatory practices by Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) in the health insurance marketplaces, exorbitant drug pricing by the pharmaceutical industry, and a lack of clear guidance from the federal government regarding the legality of co-payment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Roundup: "Insurance Plan Cuts Waiting List for HIV Drugs" in Georgia

"In January, Georgia had the longest waiting list in the nation for people with HIV to receive government drug assistance. At that time, the state had 1,348 people waiting to join the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). Now, less than six months... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Organizations, Health Insurance Company Launch Insurance Program for HIV-Positive People in India

Nongovernmental organizations and a health insurance company on Wednesday launched an insurance program for people living with HIV in the Indian state of Karnataka, The Hindu reports. The program -- the first of its kind in India -- was launched... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Health Insurance?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My brother just found out that he is HIV positive. He is currently a college student and does not have health insurance. Does anyone know if there is a plan available for HIV positive persons? Costs? Any recommendations or suggestions would be... Read more »

Health Care Insurance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am curious about anyone's experience in securing health insurance for themselves outside of a company's plan. Also, if you have used a company's insurance but you had to pay a high copay for prescriptions, did you use a health care spending... Read more »

May be losing health insurance!!! Need my meds!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I may be losing my health insurance. That in itself is a nightmare, but I would have to pay for my own meds. The ADAP program in my State requires I have insurance. I can do that for about a year out of my retirement fund, which is all the income... Read more »