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Insurance Claims And Hiv

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Denied Insurance Claim Due to HIV

I was recently hospitalized with Pneumocystitis carini infection for which I received treatment. During my hospitalization, I was for the first time diagnosed with HIV.I have an expatriate comprehensive insurance policy which provides HIV/AIDS...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I think you should contact an attorney or a legal aid office that works with discrimination due to HIV status.... Read more »

insurance denying claims

I was diagnosed on October 7th, 2008 with HIV. I had no prior symptoms and frankly was surprised... Read more »

claiming life insurance

my mother passed away in dec , she had aids, will the life insurance company accept the claim, she... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African Financial Group Advocates Against Insurance Companies Accused of Rejecting Claims for AIDS-Related Deaths

The South African Financial Sector Coalition on Tuesday launched a campaign targeting insurance companies that it says demand repayment of funeral expenses for any person who died from AIDS-related causes, Reuters/New Zealand Herald reports. ... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Know How to Respond When Your HIV Claim Is Chosen for Review

Under Social Security regulations, persons who are approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are subject to a Continuing Disability Review (CDR) every three years, to determine if their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Insurance Fights Grow on "HIV Retirement"

Since the development of a new class of HIV drugs in the mid-1990s, many people who had gone into "HIV retirement," as their nonworking status is often referred to, are in limbo. They once assumed they would die an early death, but the drug regimens... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting and Keeping Insurance When You Are HIV Positive

Table of Contents Why should I have insurance? Can I get health insurance? How do I know what my insurance covers? Can my insurance be canceled once I have it? What can I do when my coverage ends? What happens if I change groups? ... Read more »
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Life Insurance for people who areHIV+

Posted by Anonymous
I just received information about Life Insurance that might be helpful to someone who is HIV+. I have located a High Risk Insurance Company which is called IMPAIRED RISK SPECIALIST INC. The company has a plan called E.Z. 123 HIV.
The requirements... 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 »

Roche claims to be 99.997% accurate???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've seen several posters say that Roche says "PCR DNA to be 99.997% accurate". Really? I don't
think so...can you give me a number to call or a reference to this? If you think that calling
800-584-8183 is Roche, you're incorrect and if they told... Read more »

Unproved Claims About Noni Juice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Manufacturer Agrees to Cease Unproved Claims About Noni Juice
By John Slovick

Claims that Tahitian Noni Juice can cure diseases are no longer being made by Morinda, Inc., the product's manufacturer.

Noni Juice has long been talked about in the HIV... Read more »