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Hiv Positive Any Government Benefits

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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...get your medications without cost. Patient Assistance Programs are usually a short-term solution until another way of paying for the drug is arranged. However, this can be helpful if you are waiting for insurance or government benefits to begin. Expanded Access and Compassionate Use programs provide drugs that are not yet FDA approved to people who are in serious risk of illness or who have no other way to construct a good treatment...
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Short Term Disability

I have been out of work since January, due to substance abuse, depression due to being HIV positive and have since been working to resolve all of these issues or at least get everything to a more manageable place, my employer paid me my vacation...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
FMLA is a Federal law and unless NC has a more liberal FMLA law than the Federal law, the Federal law would govern. I suggest you contact a local legal aid organization to help you determine your rights in NC. Read more »

Accelerated Death Benefit

In October, 1991, my employer, SmithKline Beecham Clincal Laboratories found out that I was HIV+. I was told by the Vice President & General Manager, Bob Leventhal that I was "no longer front office material". I was transfered to Supervise the...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...I am sorry but I have no advice to offer you. Disability policies do not have cost of living increases in them and the benefit is based on the salary you were earning at the time of your disability. Few retirement plans have cost of living... Read more »

private insurance for immigration.

I have an immigration file but i have been found positive and now i want to apply for HIV WAVIER which requires having private insurance to make sure i am not gana impose any cost to US government.what is ur suggestion for insurance and how much...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Your best option is to become employed in a job that offers benefits and elect coverage through your employer. Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...attempts to end Medicaid as an entitlement program, refusal to make important fixes to the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit and wasting billions of taxpayer dollars on abstinence-only sex education programs that have been proven... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Bill Extending Government-Funded Health Care Benefits to HIV-Positive People Not Being Implemented, Los Angeles Times Reports

...2197 ) signed by former Gov. Gray Davis (D) in September 2002 that aims to extend government-funded health care benefits to HIV-positive residents who have not developed AIDS has yet to be implemented by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's (R)... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Government Developing Policy to Address HIV/AIDS in Workplace, Official Says

...all employees, including those who are HIV-positive and their dependants, are entitled to affordable health care and access to benefits from statutory social security programs without fear of discrimination. Five bills -- the Labor Institutions,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scotland's Government Launches Plan to Address HIV/AIDS

... Scotland's government recently launched a strategy, called the "HIV Proposed Action Plan in Scotland," to improve awareness, education and early detection of HIV/AIDS in the country, the Edinburgh Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...living with HIV (HIV-positive people) stay healthier longer. But starting treatment is a big decision. In order to get the most benefit from HIV drugs, they must be used just the way they are prescribed. Taking your treatment correctly is as... Read more »
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Technical Advisor, Zambia

Posted by Anonymous
...Position: Technical Advisor Organization: HIV/AIDS & Reproductive Health USAID/ Zambia Location: Lusaka, Zambia Duration: Short-term Assignment: April September 2006 Read more »

Benefits for Poz Vets

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me the benefits provided to HIV positive Veterans? Ikeep hearing that it all depends on when you contracted it, but I at least want to know Read more »

WEED DUDE

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
...What are the benefits of smoking marijuana for positive people and why does the federal government insist on keeping it illegal when the vast majority of people think it should not be especially for the sick (hell i know a 67 Read more »

HIV/AIDS and CAM

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...stand and have their voices heard! The use of HIV/AIDS medications is one direction of treatment and natural healing with the benefits of complementary therapies is another. Both must be recognized equally! Time, energy and money must be given to... Read more »