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Implications Of Hiv And Aids From The Perspective Of The Hipaa Confidentiality

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states
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Disclosed my status

I was dating a man who worked for the same company as me. (I will never do that again. It was a big mistake) We are both HIV positive. The relationship ended and my exboyfriend started dating another man within the same company. He told this new...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Is anyone in this picture a supervisor? When co-workers gossip, you don't have much recourse. If the blabber is anyone's supervisor, you have a legitimate complaint against him for violating your privacy. Your resource for this is the HR director.... Read more »

Pharmacy communicating with employer...

My pharmacy has provided the names and dosages of my HIV meds to my employer...Now my employer has called me and is quetioning why these meds, namely Marinol, are required. Is this a HIPAA violation?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...It seems likely to me that it is a HIPAA violation. What proof do you have? Whatever you have, take it to an officer of the company or the HR director and ask for an Read more »

HIV Question on Pre-Employment Medical Questionnaire

Hi there ! I was recently given a " verbal" offer for part-time employment ( no insurance benefits) at a local hospital in Georgia. Subsequently, I was informed I would be required to undergo a medical exam, before an official offer would be made....
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...they asked it. The question is common, but that doesn't make it legal. Protect your confidentiality by pointing out that under HIPAA, this question is a bit too nosy, whatever the answer. Read more »

Next Question?

When you are hired by a new employer, who and when do you ask about pre-existing coverage clauses and when do you provide them w/your certificate of creditable coverage so that you don't have wait for their clause to end under HIPAA?Thanks
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...employer please think before using your name with the insurance company -- even though they are legally obligated to maintain your confidentiality.Lynne Gabriel Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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HIV+ women? Confidential phone study $50.

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a Market Read more »

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HIV+? Nationwide confidential phone survey - $50

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a 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 »