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Hiv Privacy Laws

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Where to find information about privacy rights amongst HIV infected patients

To whom it may concern: I am a college student doing a research project on the privacy rights of HIV/AIDS infected patients when it comes to health care. I have searching and searching for places to find laws for such issues, and am having a great...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...Here are a few suggestions to get you started: first, go to the National AIDS Fund Workplace Resource Center through their website at Look at the website of David Webber, Esq. he's got Read more »

Need information on AIDS testing privacy vs. public safety

As part of my History class curriculum I have to write a research paper. My topic is AIDS Testing... Read more »

revealing hiv to employers

Am I required by law to reveal my HIV status to my employers or am I protected by the... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're HIV-Positive

...with, whether these laws have an unintended negative consequence. Articles on HIV and the Law General The ACLU AIDS Project If you want to view first-hand some of the more shocking cases of HIV discrimination, this is the place to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: ActionAIDS Sued for Privacy Violation

... On Oct. 20, a three-member arbitration panel was scheduled to hear a privacy rights case against the largest AIDS service provider in the state. An HIV-positive woman is suing ActionAIDS, claiming her privacy Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Encouraging Teens to Receive HIV Test "Much Easier" With Guarantee of Privacy, Editorial Says

... Although "[p]ersauding teens to get tested for HIV/AIDS would be much easier if they could be sure their results would remain private," there currently is "no guarantee" of privacy, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hawaii: HIV Case -- Medical Privacy Violator Gets One Year

...Tuesday, Circuit Judge Randal Lee sentenced a woman to one year in prison for posting online the medical records of a person with HIV/AIDS. Rhonda Wong-Fernandez, 22, was also given five years of probation and 200 hours of community service. In... Read more »
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Is this even legal?

Posted by Mike89406, 5 Replies
...a website where a guy in Oregon feels is hid duty to out those with a STD without their consent. I thought there were gross privacy violations. Check out the website and tell me what you think. News Article... Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

Message To The Moderators

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...just want you to know that is illegal and I know how to take action against that kind of violation. And since this is a HIV/AIDS website there would be a lawsuit involved. I would hope you would know better than to divulge any personal... Read more »


Posted by alivehoping, 4 Replies
...conditions in california?doesnt that violate hippa in some way?i know they only use numbers here in ny for the very issue of privacy.i feel if the names are connected to the heath records then the possibility of info leaking will happen.i also... Read more »