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hiv and ssi medicare

my question is i have been hiv for about 4-5 yrs. my counts at start were cd4 around 350 and vl. was 75000+ now about 6 months ago was undectable and cd4 about 900 last check about a month ago was undectable and cd4 was 627 my question is i was...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
I encourage you to take this question to a benefits specialist, since they specialize in navigating SSI disability. We can suggest two, both available online: Read more »

will I be approved for ssi

hello, I was just diagnosed hiv+ 2 months ago. i initially went to the Dr. for leg pain which was... Read more »


I was denied SSI.In order to receive you must be uneployed.But then later can go back,and still... Read more »
Body Positive

New York City's Division of AIDS Services, Public Assistance, SSI, SSD, and You

There are benefits and services which can help you if you are HIV-positive. Public Assistance (Welfare), the Division of AIDS Services (DAS), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security Disability (SSD) are four of the government benefit... Read more »
U.S. Social Security Administration

You May Be Able to Get Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

What is SSI? How much can you get? How do you qualify for SSI? How do you apply for SSI? Contacting Social Security What is SSI? SSI, or Supplemental Security Income, is a federal program that provides monthly payments to people who... Read more »
U.S. Social Security Administration

Guide to Social Security Benefits for People Living With HIV/AIDS

Benefits Paid Under Two Programs How Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits? What Will I Get From Social Security? How Do I Qualify for SSI Disability Payments? How Do I File for Benefits? How Do You Decide My Claim? How Can I... Read more »
The Well Project

Public Benefits and HIV

Table of Contents Introduction What Are Benefits? Income Benefits Health Benefits Taking Care of Yourself Introduction One of the most stressful problems faced by people living with HIV (HIV+) istrying to support themselves and... Read more »
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Hiv and SSI

Posted by Mssimone, 4 Replies
Found out I was HIV pos November 8th 2006 now Im 5 months pregnant.
The doctor determain I got infected around June of 06.
My ex boyfriend Of a year was the only person I was seeing, I left him because he was very abusive towards me.
Im getting... Read more »

ssi hearing

Posted by alivehoping, 1 Reply
finally a word from ssa,my case will be heard in front of an alj sometime this summer,hopefully i get,side effects,cronic hep c,tore knee ligament,back problems,neuropath problems,stress,all this has got to do something,and with viral... Read more »

you were right!!!....about SSI/SSDI

Posted by soimnotalone, 1 Reply
Last year I posted with tears the fact that I may not be eligible for SSI/SSDI because I was gaining weight and feeling better according to the case worker and that I may not qualify...this was b4 the final determination. Days later I called back... Read more »


Posted by mrc911, 2 Replies
I was recently diagnosed with HIV dementia. I am extremely depressed and have been out of work since June. My tcell count is 660 and viral load <60. I feel like I am going crazy just thinking about having to take more meds and the cost of the... Read more »