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Hiv Permanent Disability

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Permanent disability claim

I was terminated 2 years ago for too many absentees. Company accepted disability, but Prudential denied. HIV/AIDS status 12+ years. Cannot work full time. Only occasional part time. Must work full time to qualify as disabled. Is condition a...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,Thank you for submitting your query. If you unable to work full time because of your health impairments, you should apply for disability benefits with the Social Security Administration ("SSA"). HIV infection is a recognized... Read more »

Permanent disability

While I'm still very healthy and working I'm wondering about if/when I have health issues... Read more »

HIV and the mentally disabled+donation

I have a cousin that is hiv+ and mentally disabled. He has a habit of spitting and blowing in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute of Medicine Recommends Changes for People With HIV/AIDS to Qualify for Disability

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently provided guidance to the Social Security Administration on updating its Listings of Impairments -- a tool that helps SSA quickly assess whether someone with HIV or another condition qualifies for benefits.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Offers Permanent Residency to HIV-Positive Zimbabwean Immigrants Under Special Policy

HIV-positive Zimbabwean immigrants to New Zealand will be offered permanent residency under a special policy provision, New Zealand Health Minister Pete Hodgson announced Wednesday, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. Roughly 1,300 Zimbabweans entered New... Read more »
Human Rights Campaign

New Housing Protections for Low-Income New Yorkers Living With HIV or AIDS

New housing protections for low-income New Yorkers who are permanently disabled by HIV or AIDS will ensure those residents pay no more than 30 percent of their income toward rent. The measure will dramatically improve the quality of life for... Read more »
Being Alive

Tips on Transitioning From Work to Disability

Many people with a diagnosis such as HIV, a chronic condition that can be progressive in its severity, tend not to look ahead to the possibility of leaving work someday. While this may be emotionally helpful, it can make for a bumpy and stressful... Read more »
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Long Term Disability Insurance and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
$13,000. Worth of advice
about group disability insurance coverage.


When I first became fully disabled and unable to work I was worried but felt comfortable in knowing that I was covered by my employers long-term group disability policy. I knew that... Read more »

disability

Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
Ok does anyone know if you are on permanant disability if you are able to work at all? Read more »

work visa or permanent visa in Australia

Posted by mark4586lopez, 2 Replies
Just wondering... can an HIV positive person be granted a working visa or permanent visa in Australia?

I have been to Singapore and was luckily able to get an employer but unfornately working visa wasn't approved because I was diagnosed HIV positive. Read more »

Kaiser Permanent Southern California Insurance

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies
Hello,

I have Kaiser Permanente Insurance and I was wondering if you guys have some type of experience with them regarding HIV treatement. Do they cover all the medicines or treatment?
Should I get a different insurance? Please let me know. I am... Read more »