The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv Medication Payment Programs In England

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Voice Opposition to Medication Co-Payments Included in Proposed New Jersey Budget

People living with HIV/AIDS in New Jersey could be negatively affected by prescription drug co-payments included in Gov. Jon Corzine's (D) proposed $29.8 billion budget , advocates told state lawmakers on Tuesday, the Newark Star-Ledger reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Citing Abuse of Assistance Program, Malawian Government Suspends Extra Monthly Payments to HIV-Positive Civil Employees

As a result of "gross abuse" of a program aimed at assisting HIV-positive government employees, a Malawi government official on Saturday announced that the country will suspend extra monthly payments to such workers, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports (AFP/... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: State Funds Mix-Up Delays HIV Drug Payments

Adding to the concerns of Ohio HIV patients who receive government assistance for their medications, a recent computer glitch left at least nine people in danger of losing their insurance coverage. Some COBRA clients who lost their jobs but whose... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Keeping up the payments on individual health insurance

Let's say I convert my group plan to an individual plan when I leave myjob. I'm worried what would happen if for some reason I can't keep upthe payments. Is there anywhere I can get help for this in California....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
The California Department of Health services will pay the private healthinsurance premiums for certain individuals who are losing employmentand have a high cost medical condition. This is provided through theHealth Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP)... Read more »

Insurance: HIV as a pre-existing condtion/payment denial

Dear The Body Expert...I have searched the database and believe my situation unique. Technically, I am self-employed. My company is located in Switzerland. Thus, I qualify as a freelancer living in New York City. I am HIV-positive, and until Dec.31,...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
A health plan can have a look-back period of up to 12 months to determine what is a pre-existing condition. However, it sounds like your new plan might have a 6-month rather than a 12-month look-back so you should be okay. In the event that it... Read more »

Big trouble in little England

Doctor BobI have written to the queen informing her of the great work you do. I dont know how you answer as many questions with such great answers but i would be very gratefull if you could give me your opinion on my problem.I live in the UK and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've written to the queen . . . ???? Hmmm . . . this forum has so many of those. You must have sent a mass e-mail!?!First off, if your doctor says the only people that get Candida overgrowth are people with HIV or cancer, it's time... Read more »

mag Couple from New England with a second opinion question

Hi Doctor,I hope its cooler in the Bay area than it is here in Beantown. If you ever visit here, let me know - we are a very liberal state!Been with my partner who is positive for over a year now. He loves his ID doctor and I sometimes go with him...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Beantown Boyz,I absolutely agree with your stud-muffin's doctor! OK, now that we settled that, what time should we meet you guys at Legal Seafood? Or do you prefer McCormick and Schmidt's? Guess I better add a few more comments or you... Read more »
Connect With Others

New to all this... from England

Posted by Jeeves01, 7 Replies
Hello to everyone.

I have just been diagnosed with the following labs:
CD4 count - 34 / Viral load - 572,000

I am obviously concerned, but want to be as well informed as I possibly can be.

Is there anyone else out there who, like myself, was a late... Read more »

Howdo from England!!

Posted by Richie_in_the_UK, 3 Replies
Hey all,
I am a British gay man, who happens to be HIV+ and was diagnosed 3 years ago! I was diagnosed at the end of my first year on an undergraduate professional degree! Despite this I finished and qualified as a nurse and social worker. Now doing... Read more »

Technical Advisor/Program Officer --Brighton, UK

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Vacancies: 6 - 10 February 2006
1) Technical Advisor: Children, The International HIV/AIDS Alliance
2) Program Officers (2), International HIV/AIDS Alliance

1) Position: Technical Advisor: Children (Ref. TS/221)

Organization:... Read more »

Medication Coupon Program - seek advice, sponsors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am working with a pharmaceutical company that is interested in prepare a free patient package that includes coupons for HIV patients. The package would include a coupon for their product, as well as free samples of nutritional products. This... Read more »