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Is Hiv Considered A Preexisting Condition

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Is HIV considered as preexisting condition

I am switching jobs and wondering is HIV considered as preexisting condition for the purpose of insurance before I resign...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Pre-Existing Condition has a general definition and a contractual one. Yes, anything that you have had previously is considered pre-existing in the general definition. However, when used in a health insurance contract, pre-existing condition has a... Read more »

hiv pre-existing condition?

When I began my job after a few months I found out that I was HIV poz. 4 years later I became ill... Read more »

Related to Pre-Existing Condition

Hi. I have HIV and I got insurance after I received my positive diagnosis. I have to wait until... Read more »
Project Inform

Federal Pre-Existing Condition Coverage Up and Running in Most States

Under the new health care reform law, the federal government has created a temporary insurance program for people with pre-existing conditions. Each state and D.C. will have their own program, and most will be run by the state, though some are run... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Coverage Lifeline -- Help for People With Pre-Existing Conditions

On July 1, the federal government will provide California $761 million to create a health insurance pool for residents with pre-existing health conditions, including HIV. The program will operate until January 2014: After then, health insurers will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Programs Do Not Consider Sexual Needs, Motherhood Desires Among HIV-Positive Women, Conference Delegates Say

HIV prevention and treatment programs do not consider the sexual needs of or desire to have children among women living with the virus, HIV-positive women attending the third Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights in Abuja, Nigeria, said... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Tips For HIV-Positive Runners

People with HIV have a few more factors to consider when conditioning themselves for a marathon. For some, it may get tricky. The National AIDS Marathon Training Program places runners into pace groups. In these groups, individuals share stories and... Read more »
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Insurance and Pre-existing conditions

Posted by TTFortLauderdale, 1 Reply
My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with HIV. Fortunately he has good insurance - however we had plans to relocated to North Carolina. Of course he will have to find a new job and get new insurance. He will not let is insurance Lapse because he will... Read more »

I think you guys might seriously consider this....

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello All. I think you guys might consider my experience of the following:

Hello America.
Dear sweet still Homophobic and Racist America, you may be wavering to the side of mainstream on HIV being the cause of AIDS. I used to be, but am not any more. Read more »

Insurance and pre exisitng conditions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can someone please tell me how you go about getting a job with insurance and taking advantage of the 1996 law clinton passed that no one can be denied insurance or have a pre existing condition clause put on them if they have had credible insurance... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies

This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..


"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »