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Life Insurance Policies For HIV Patients

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Why Can Diabetes Patients get Ins. but HIV patients can not?

Why does it seem that someone suffering with Diabetes can get Life Ins. but someone living with HIV is not able to get Insurance. Do you every think this will change? I mean I hear all the time about HIV and Diabetes Paradigm. Please take a...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...on underwriting guidelines. I do not know what the guidelines are for diabetes. However, if insurance companies are issuing life insurance policies to diabetes patients, I am sure that this has been a change that has occurred over decades. ... Read more »

Most important aspects to look for in isurance policy?

What are the most important aspects of an insurance coverage an HIV+ patient should consider when... Read more »

Is there any way to get life insurance for HIV'ers

Hi,i hope my question does not sound too silly. Things may be very unfair somtimes but as... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Jose Mercury News Examines Obstacles HIV/AIDS Patients Face Obtaining Life Insurance

...The San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday examined the obstacles some HIV/AIDS patients face in obtaining life insurance policies because insurance companies have not "kept pace" with what is becoming a "chronic, controllable" disease. Although Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Viatical settlement may be a helpful option for many people with HIV

...The viatical settlement industry, those investment companies that buy life insurance policies from people with a "terminal" illness, are becoming more active than in recent years. They can still provide needed Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Selling Your Life Insurance

... Why Do People Sell Their Life Insurance Policies? Who Buys Life Insurance Policies? How Can I Sell My Life Insurance Policy? What Are the Criteria for Buying a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Workplace Tools: Questions Asked Most Often and Answers You Need to Know

...be managed through flexible work arrangements, as required by the Family Medical Leave Act. (See ADA, FMLA brochure.) Health/Life Insurance Issues An employer who offers hospital and medical plans can expect to pay a share of the costs of care... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...But then he stopped and said crying: I cant do this. Im not a murderer. Why does your husband want you dead? At that time my life insurance was worth around $150,000. There was about $70,000 in our joint bank accounts. I later sold our... Read more »

My stepdad w/ meningitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...highly linked to people with HIV but he's afraid to have the test. What makes it even worse my mom brought up establishing a life insurance policy for my stepdad. Her exact words were "Heaven forbids if something were to happen to him today, I... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »