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Medical Payments For Uninsured HIV Positive

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington AIDS Advisory Council Urges Gov. to Assist HIV-Positive Dual Eligibles With New Drug Co-Payments

The Washington state Governor's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS on Tuesday adopted a report to send to Gov. Gary Locke (D) urging him to take steps to help HIV-positive individuals who are dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare pay for the cost of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Minnesota Department of Human Services Might Drop ADAP Recipients Who Owe Cost-Sharing Payments

The Minnesota Department of Human Services is planning to drop some HIV/AIDS patients who owe the state between $500 and $1,000 in cost-sharing payments from the state's AIDS Drug Assistance Program, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports (Howatt,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Website Offers Access to HIV Meds for Uninsured

HarborPath , a new non-profit organization, has been established to create a program that offers a single place where uninsured HIV-positive people who otherwise qualify for manufacturer-sponsored patient assistance programs (PAPs) can apply for and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Insurance: HIV as a pre-existing condtion/payment denial

Dear The Body Expert...I have searched the database and believe my situation unique. Technically, I am self-employed. My company is located in Switzerland. Thus, I qualify as a freelancer living in New York City. I am HIV-positive, and until Dec.31,...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
A health plan can have a look-back period of up to 12 months to determine what is a pre-existing condition. However, it sounds like your new plan might have a 6-month rather than a 12-month look-back so you should be okay. In the event that it... Read more »

recently uninsured needs medication

My coverage recently ended under my parent's costly COBRA plan because I finished school and just turned 25. I need short-term insurance primarily for medication cost coverage until I can get into my employer's plan . Is there a medication...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Please contact your local AIDS service organization ASAP and ask how to enroll in California's ADAP program. ADAP provides HIV prescription meds to people without insurance or people who do not earn enough to cover the cost. If you find that... Read more »

uninsured/under-insured

what are risk amd benifits of obtaining insurence and healthcare for uninsured/under-insured perons living with HIV/AIDS? where I can find educational information about this topic?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Individually purchased health insurance is regulated by states, so the answer depends on what state you are asking about. With the exception of a few states that guarantee insurance or offer annual open enrollments, I know of no insurance company... Read more »

UNIMPLOYED AND UNINSURED

I HAVE NOT BEEN EMPLOYED FOR SEVERAL YEARS. I WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE. IF I DO NOT DISCLOSE THAT I'M HIV POSITIVE,(ASYSTEMATIC), AND THEY INSURE ME, WILL I THEM BE COVER FOR HIV IN ONE YEAR THE EXCLUSION PERIOD? OR...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If you apply for coverage and lie about your HIV status on the application, the insurance company could retroactively cancel your coverage. If you disclose your status, it could be difficult to find a policy. Your best options would be to either... Read more »
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pharmacy for the uninsured

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi evevery boby,
i don't have prescription insurance and as you all know that these medications can be very expensive. i was looking around for a discount pharmacy and came across this website, www.discountusdrugs.com ....i found out that their... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
Hi everyone,
I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down).

Anyway, what is the story for... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »