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Hiv Meds With No Insurance

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Group Insurance without HIV med coverage

My group insurance eliminated all "Tier III" drugs and therefore my HIV meds will no longer be covered. I live in Georgia - what options do I have - I want to work but can't afford to pay for the medications?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Wow, that's awful. Do you know if there are Tier III drugs that are not HIV related? If they only carved out HIV medications, you may have a legal argument under ERISA, as targeting specific medical conditions to restrict benefits is a... Read more »

Insurance Coverage of HIV Meds...

I am feeling jailed in a comapny that I no longer appreciate. I don't leave becuase it may... Read more »

can't afford meds even with insurance!

i have been dealing with being HIV positive for around 20 years. stayed in a working arena where i... Read more »
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Virginia: Clinics Serving AIDS Patients With No Insurance Reopen Doors

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New Health Plan? 5 Tips on How to Get Your HIV Meds on Time

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Any way to obtain meds with NO INSURANCE....HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello and thanks for taking the time out on this. Good luck and bless you all on your individual situation's-seems we all have one. My situation briefly goes like this: I'm Hiv Neg. and my partner of 9 years is positive. We both took our HIV tests... 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 »

poor & HIV+, how to deal with insurance?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just quit my job about 8 months ago when i found out i was positive. couldnt deal with working at the time. i haven't been working since. Since then, i applied for government assistant for health insurance which i had no problem with since i didn't... Read more »

Cost of HIV meds!

Posted by spadude64, 2 Replies
Luckily, I have medical insurance but I asked my pharmacist how much my meds cost and he told me 13 thousand dollars a year!
I was shocked to hear that since I am only taking Sustiva and combivir.
We, who are HIV positive need to be out there... Read more »