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Long Term Disability With HIV At My Job

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Long Term Disability - Chg Jobs

I live in California. I was recently diagnosed as HIV+ (2/8/04). I am healthy, and I have not had any pre-existing medical conditions. I have a solid health coverage plan with my current employer of 4 years, including Long Term Disability...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This may not be the answer you're expecting, but having helped to edit a book about finding the job you want right where you are, I'm going to ask you to think about creating your ideal job with your present employer. You JUST found out... Read more »

RE: Long Term Disability - Chg Jobs

I just posted a question (referenced below), and appreciate the answer. However, I guess I needed... Read more »

long term/short term disability

I am HIV+ and have been so since 1984. Last year I had my second bout of KS and went on short term... Read more »
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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 »

Qualifing for Disability

Posted by wallace404, 4 Replies
Does anyone know what are the general requirements in terms of labs or doctor's orders to qualify with employers and social security to be eligible for disability income benefits? Read more »

TOO TIRED TO DO MY JOB... Am i being a crybaby?

Posted by virginmary, 5 Replies
Hi all,

i have been feeling extremely exhausted the past week and i'm finding it hard to concentrate. My job requires that i see clients on a regular basis and meet sales targets etc, however my energy levels just wont pick up. I got my cd4 count... Read more »

What to expect - want to quit my job - should I?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello, I am the wife of a hiv+ husband. We are both the breadwinners in the family of four kids. He was diagnosed three years ago and is not on meds, his cd4 is around 320 and viral load around 50k to 80k. We are planning on buying a bigger... Read more »