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Medical Payments For Uninsured HIV Positive

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

... What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: You can get love and support to help you deal with your health. You can keep your close friends and loved ones
Ask the Experts

Insurance soon to run out

I've been unemployed almost a year now and my insurance is soon to run out however I've been doing very well on my HIV drug treatment my CD4 is 700 and my viral load in undectable.. My question is; Is there a way for me to continue to receive my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...the uninsured (and unemployed) to get their HIV medications. I'd suggest starting by contacting your case manager or local AIDS Service Organization (ASOfinder.com can help).Best of luck,BY Read more »

Health care's weak reforms (HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I am a student and am currently uninsured. Considering that the fact that there are several people in my position, how can you be so supportive of the democratic party and their weak reforms to the financing of the United States health care...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...care seems to have helped prepare the ground for further reform, with a special state commission recommending changes in the payment system that could contain costs by reducing the incentives for excessive care. And it should be noted that... Read more »

Medical student blood splash (droplets?) to eye from HCV/HIV positive patient during orthopedic procedure

I am a medical student who had a blood splash to one eye (at least one droplet) from a splash caused by the saw during an orthopedic surgery. I was watching the surgery from about 5 feet away when the droplet traveled to me eye. The patient had a ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...risk from the start. You have been tested adequately. There is no need to test at 12 months whatsoever. Prolonged testing for HIV is only indicated if a person has a definite diagnosis of acute HCV infection. Congrats on your upcoming marriage... Read more »

Medical student blood splash (droplets?) to eye from HCV/HIV positive patient during orthopedic procedure

I am a medical student who had a blood splash to one eye (at least one droplet) from a splash caused by the saw during an orthopedic surgery. I was watching the surgery from about 5 feet away when the droplet traveled to me eye. The patient had a ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...more testing. You are done!Your risk was extremely low in the first place. Your testing is complete. Enjoy the rest of your medical school education. Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

California Budget Cuts & Consequences for People With HIV

...to programs that are essential to Californians living with or at risk for HIV. Among the programs targeted for cuts is the AIDS Drug Assistance Program, or ADAP, which provides life-saving medications to more than 37,000 low-income, uninsured,... Read more »
The Body

Getting Medical Help

...ADAP hotline. Click here to find your state ADAP phone number. For more information about ADAP, click here . Other Drug Payment Assistance Programs . There are a range of other programs, including some offered by HIV drug companies... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Ninety-Nine AIDS Patients to Lose Drug Subsidy

... Facing a $375,000 deficit, Utah's AIDS Drug Assistance Program is not accepting new applicants, and tighter income rules mean that around 100 patients receiving services Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, April 2, 2009

...help you get your prescriptions for cheap -- or even for free. Take a look at TheBody.com's collection of articles on drug payment assistance , or ask our experts your questions at the forum on insurance issues . ... Read more »
Connect With Others

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, Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... 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 »

It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...things dont go the way there supost to bt we learn to get over it things happen 4 a reson i dont blame my real mom for given me HIV in fact I love her for it ... itz made me who i am its apart of me.. it might not be good bt thatz why i take... Read more »