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Is Sculptra For Hiv Covered By Medical Insurance

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Is Sculptra covered by Blue Cross?

I am meeting with a doctor to have sculptra injections for facial wasting. Is this covered by insurance or do I need to get it approved beforehand?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Insurance coverage for Sculptra and similar products has been a challenge. However, some folks have recently been successful in getting coverage. (See below.) Your HIV specialist and the plastic surgeon who will be injecting the Sculptra may... Read more »

Sculptra covered by insurance

I don't really have a question however, I have information. I am currently covered by Kaiser... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African Insurance Company Covers HIV Testing, Treatment for Rape Survivors

APM's "Marketplace " on Wednesday profiled a private South African insurance company, called First for Women, that sells policies that provide coverage and benefits for rape survivors in South Africa. Under the policies, a woman who has been raped... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Drugs to Be Covered Under Beijing's Insurance System

The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Labor and Social Security announced on Thursday that the city's insurance system will begin covering the cost of HIV/AIDS drugs next month when 12 antiretroviral drugs are added to the system's list of 3,600 included... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CMS Medicare Prescription Drug Formularies to Cover Nearly All HIV/AIDS-Related Medications

CMS in a document released on Friday said it is requiring Medicare prescription drug plans to cover "all or substantially all" drugs in six categories, including HIV/AIDS-related medications, CQ HealthBeat reports ( CQ HealthBeat , 6/13).... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

HHS Secretary Requires Insurers to Cover HIV Testing for Women

Washington, D.C. -- In an announcement yesterday by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has accepted the recommendations of a recent report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) that private insurers be... Read more »
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???? who will cover me???

Posted by soimnotalone, 1 Reply
Does anyone know of a life insurance agency that will cover people with hiv/aids? (other then work/group plans) Read more »

HIV+ Small Business Owner w/ Insurance Question

Posted by tmd6972, 2 Replies
I'm just curious if there are any other HIV+ small business owners out there that have dealt with insurance issues. We currently have BCBS and I'm covered for medical and presccription BUT it comes at the cost of our insurance for other employees... 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 »

Prescription Insurance Emergency

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a worker for the NYC government, I am finding that our medical plans cover less and less for prescriptions. The plan I am in now will not cover me adequately at all -- it has a $3,000 cap -- and I really need to know if there is anyone who can... Read more »