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Insurance For Hiv Patients

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Insuring HIV+ patient and the "Guaranteed Issue" in the new Act (ACA)

Dear Jacques,Hope you are doing great.I am writing to you because i read on the news about the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)" and its clause regarding the "Guaranteed Issue" (...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Joe, the Affordable Care Act and the part dealing with pre-existing conditions went into effect January 1, 2014. Between now and the end of the Open Enrollment period of March 31, 2014, you may purchase health insurance and your HIV status cannot be... Read more »

Insurance for Aids/HIV patients

I am an independent broker who is constantly asked forcoverage. I am at a lost. Would you knowof... Read more »

Correct Answer About Life Insurance for Aids Patients

I just wanted to inform you that your recent answer about life insurance for AIDS patient not being... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Life Insurance Ban on HIV/AIDS Patients Unjustified Due to Advent of Antiretroviral Therapy, Study Says

Life insurance companies' ban on providing coverage for people with HIV/AIDS is in many cases unjustified, according to a study published in the Sept. 13 issue of the Lancet , BBC News reports ( BBC News , 9/12). Because of high death rates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Watch: From "Health Care Denied to Iowa HIV Patients Fuels Insurance Review"

"Two state senators say they are reviewing options to either fire the administrators or shutter a $35 million state program charged with insuring Iowans with pre-existing conditions because of the program's ongoing denial of coverage to an estimated... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Louisiana: New Clinic Opens for HIV/AIDS Patients Who Lack Health Insurance

This article was reported by Shreveport Times . The Shreveport Times reported that the Philadelphia Center, a Shreveport, La., nonprofit organization, would partner with the Martin Luther King Health Center to provide a free monthly HIV and AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana HIV/AIDS Patients Get Temporary Relief on Insurance Coverage

This article was reported by the Times-Picayune . The Times-Picayune reported that U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson issued a temporary restraining order barring three Louisiana insurance companies from dropping people who were using Ryan... Read more »
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Insurance

Posted by smokeparis
I just recently moved back from Europe to Indianapolis, Indiana and am looking for insurance that has HIV coverage. Apparently, there is an Indiana State Plan that is not bad, but I'm affraid if I travel throughout the US, that plan won't cover me.... Read more »

Health Insurance?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My brother just found out that he is HIV positive. He is currently a college student and does not have health insurance. Does anyone know if there is a plan available for HIV positive persons? Costs? Any recommendations or suggestions would be... Read more »

Kaiser Permanent Southern California Insurance

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies
Hello,

I have Kaiser Permanente Insurance and I was wondering if you guys have some type of experience with them regarding HIV treatement. Do they cover all the medicines or treatment?
Should I get a different insurance? Please let me know. I am... Read more »

Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments:
Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day
Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day
Stavudine 30 mg - twice... Read more »