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Hiv Waiver Examples Letters

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Housing Works

Read Housing Works' Letter of Support for 1115 Medicaid Waiver Amendment in New York State

Earlier this month, Housing Works submitted a letter of support to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) for the Medicaid reforms advanced through the New York State 1115 Waiver Amendment. Housing Works has been an active participant in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dear Colleague Letter: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a time to increase awareness of and focus our attention on the critical challenges of HIV among African Americans in the United States and to direct renewed energy toward solutions that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Individuals in N.Y., Va. Receive Hoax Letters Claiming to Inform Them of Partners' Positive HIV Test Results

Since early February, at least 10 people in New York have received letters printed on counterfeit Mount Sinai Hospital letterhead claiming to inform them that one of their sexual partners has tested positive for HIV and that they also may be... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Why am I confusing numbers with letters... "p" and a "9" or "6" and a"g".... mostly when typing or reading?

Why am I confusing numbers with letters... "p" and a "9" or "6" and a "g".... mostly when typing or reading? It's causing frustrations at work. The problem sort of comes and goes but it's been real...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
You have a number of factors which could be causing cognitive difficulty, including complex interactions of medications, recovery from substances, and HIV itself. Confusing letters and numbers is typical for dyslexia, in which interpretation of... Read more »

Cobra Waiver

Daughter under my medical coverage soon to graduate from college. She loses coverage on day she graduates. Under COBRA, I think:1) she may elect COBRA coverage any time for 60 days.2) she may decline COBRA coverage any time for 60 days but then...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
This is a forum to answer questions for HIV+ individuals, not COBRA for the general public. Your health plan SPD will explain exactly how COBRA works or you can contact your Benefits Dept. for more information. Once her coverage ends, you will... Read more »


Hello,I have a protected intercourse and unprotected Oral Sex durimg the months of May and JUNE, and due to my curiosity, I went to the clinic and did a PCR RNA Test which came Positive this was last week, and yesterday I did a spot test which came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are thinking of killing yourself because you might be HIV positive. Often I skip over these melodramatic posts, as I think they are highly insensitive to those of us who struggle with the challenges of being "virally enhanced" on... Read more »

HEP or HIV from Colonoscapy----LETTER RECEIVED

I got a letter from the city health center saying I may have been exposed to Hepatitis B or C from anesthisia adminitered during a colonoscopy. They also recommend an HIV test. How is this sort of this possible? I'm taking the test, but is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This does indeed sound extremely unusual. "Universal precautions" are designed to protect against the transmission of bloodborne diseases (HIV and hepatitis) from patient to health care worker and vice versa. Perhaps the physician or... Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv/aids waiver para ajuste de estatus uscis

Posted by Anonymous
hola a todos, quisiera saber de alguien que ha vivido o vive en la actualidad este proceso de waiver para hiv/aids para ajuste de estatus de asilado a residente permanente. Ademas de hacer quizas amigos a traves de este medio. Suerte para todos en... Read more »

What do these letters stand for on my report?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got back my quest lab results and i had other tests done aside from the hiv test but on the invoice, i can read the names of all those test but then there is no test called hiv - i see a row of letters and the price was $319! i dont see the words... Read more »

jake here is an example..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Just found out HIV+ spouse

Posted: Mar 7, 2004

Dr. Bob, My husband and I just found out that he is HIV+ about a month ago and so far we are doing well with the news. I was tested a month ago and my test was non responsive with a rapid test. They... Read more »

To anyone who's hurt living with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This letter is written to anyone whos' been hurt living with hiv. Namely the obsessive or those whove been tramatized. Before you say goodbye, post here. If your hurt and need to vent - do it here. I will go down fighting for the hurt or... Read more »