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Insurance Claims Processing For Hiv Patients

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claim processing by insurance company

I was having my own medical insurance earlier.Then I switched to another company in August which provided me group insurance. In september I developed a small bleeding cyst on my back for which I took treatement. Earlier I received a letter from my...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Under HIPAA, if a plan has a pre-existing condition clause (which it sounds like your new group plan does), the plan must recognize creditable coverage towards that pre-existing condition period. Creditibale coverage would include coverage under a... Read more »

Denied Insurance Claim Due to HIV

I was recently hospitalized with Pneumocystitis carini infection for which I received treatment.... Read more »
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Common Application for HIV Patient Assistance Program Expedites Application Process for Lifesaving Drugs

The Common Patient Assistance Program Application (CPAPA), announced by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the International AIDS Conference in July, went into effect today. This single common application allows uninsured... Read more »
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

Your Due Process Rights

New procedures implemented by the Social Security Administration were outlined by Julie Cross in the November edition of Positive Living . In this article, Leslie Kline-Capelle, benefits attorney in the HIV/AIDS Legal Services Alliance, provides... 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 »
Connect With Others

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 »

Halfway through the testing process

Posted by goonie, 1 Reply
Oh hell.

Long story. Hope you read and comment on this.

Ok. Just to let you guys know the story.

I live in Dubai, where it's not allowed to have HIV. I have a great job (with a big salary), and I'm 27 years old.

So anyway, mid-July i travelled back... 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 »

HIV Support Ethnography - Talk with me about your process of seeking support!

Posted by SophiaRois, 2 Replies
My name is Sophia and I am a college student who is personally and academically interested in issues of HIV/AIDS and sexual health. I am currently in an Anthropological Research Methods course that asks us to conduct an ethnography, a project that... Read more »