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I Have Hiv And No Medical Insurance And I Need To See A Doctor

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Ask the Experts

You're a Doctor, I went to see a Doctor, Now I need a Doctor , Your word is Final.

Dr. Bob, I am back for a re-visit. I read your forums and have asked you questions in the past. I thank you for helping me. I went to the ENT doctor to get my ears checked out. An hour before I went I nicked my face with the razor while shaving. At...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Rich,Re-welcome for your re-visit!So doctors have lives outside of the office??? Really? Damn, why didn't anyone tell me? OK, gotta go. Bye, see ya. Well, since I'm in a plane at 36,000 feet, I guess I really can't go outside and... Read more »

doctor won't send my insurance. need surgery.

MY HIV doctor won't send my insurance (HIP Medicaid). the danger is lipodystrophy and I'm... Read more »

Confidential test results, will an insurance company see them?

First and foremost, thank you for your service and information on this forum. My friend in... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: What Is the Difference Between My Doctor and the NP Who Sometimes Sees Me?

Mary Beth Alder, Ph.d., A.P.R.N., A.A.H.I.V.S. Dear HIV Specialist, The clinic where I get my HIV care is a really great place and I am very happy with my doctor there. Sometimes when I go for my routine visits, and also on some occasions... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctors Advocate HIV Tests for All; Insurers Urged to Pay for Screening

In a joint press conference on April 17, the American College of Physicians and the HIV Medicine Association made an urgent call for national AIDS policy reform, including universal testing for everyone who does not opt out. Dr. Michael S. Saag,... Read more »

HIV & Me: A Guide to Living With HIV for Hispanics - Step 4

Even if you don't yet need treatment, it's essential that you find a medical professional who is experienced in treating people with HIV. Regular checkups with an HIV health care provider are extremely important, even when you don't feel sick. ... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

HMOs, Health Insurance: More Problems

Many San Francisco patients who see physicians at Davies Campus of California Pacific Medical Center, in the heavily gay Castro area of the city, will need to change doctors on November 1 -- due to insurance changes triggered by the ongoing... Read more »
Connect With Others

Need a BlueShield HMO Doctor

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have to change insurance co, and will be on Blue Shield HMO, need to find a good doctor in the Los Angeles area, can anyone please recomment one, thank you. email:

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insurance, disclosing and doctors

Posted by grayallday, 3 Replies
I'm new here...well, I have lurked for 3 years but this is the first post for me. I was diagnosed 3 years ago but I've never gone back to the doctor. Yes, I've been sailing on the river denial for 3 years. I'm a single mom...I'm scared to go. ... Read more »

May be losing health insurance!!! Need my meds!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I may be losing my health insurance. That in itself is a nightmare, but I would have to pay for my own meds. The ADAP program in my State requires I have insurance. I can do that for about a year out of my retirement fund, which is all the income... Read more »

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 »