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Policy On Hiv Testing

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Do Insurance Companies perform HIV tests for individual policies?

Does insurance companies (specifically BSBS) perform HIV blood tests when a person tries to enroll for an individual health plan? If so will they, let you know of the results of this test in a rejection letter?Thanks for any information.
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...medical questionnaire. You can go to a BC or BS website to see the application. Typically, the applications for an individual policy will include a request for information on current illnesses, prescription regimens, doctors' visits,... Read more »

LTC Coverage

I have a LTC insurance policy I purhcased long before testing HIV positive. The policy was not... Read more »

life insurance and hiv-2

first of all thanks for answering my question. i got a new life insurance. they tested me for hiv... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/CNN.com Examines Botswana's Routine HIV Testing Policy

...HIV testing in the beginning of 2004 (AP/CNN.com, 1/5). President Festus Mogae in October 2003 announced the new HIV testing policy, which provides opt-out HIV tests as part of routine medical checkups in public and private clinics ( Kaiser... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Releases Policy Analysis on HIV Testing

... New York, NY -- Today, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) released a comprehensive policy analysis on HIV testing and legislative efforts to expand access to testing. The report, entitled HIV Testing and Written, Informed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Harvard Students Protest Health Services' New HIV Testing Policy

...issue," said Linda Ellison, a teacher in the Women, Gender and Sexuality department who organized a protest against the new policy. About 20 students protested outside the University's Holyoke Center on May 20, supporting continuance of... Read more »
HIV Medicine Association

HIV Testing Policy: A Joint Position Paper of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American College of Physicians

...HIV Medicine Association. specializing in HIV and infectious diseases, have collaborated in this third update of a joint policy paper first published in 1986. The revised paper examines the current state of HIV/AIDS and its global impact,... Read more »
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HIV testing in the army

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Can anyone tell me what the Army's policy is on HIV testing? I know that new recruits are tested, but what about once you are enlisted? Thanks! Read more »

Army HIV Policies and Procedures as of 7/15/2005

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Greetings! I have found actual policy information concerning HIV from the Army. You must have Acrobat Reader to view. You may go to the link: http://www.army.mil/usapa/epubs/pdf/r600_110.pdf Read more »

policy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...force. I would like to ask if someoene has the time. would you be prepared to send an email detailing what the american military policy is on hiv poz personnel? Im am in the situation where I am being discharged, even though I am asymptomatic,... Read more »

I was denied an HIV test in Canada..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...weeks ago I had a possible exposure. I went to the provincial clinics here and was turned down for an HIV test because their policy is to test only 3 months after the possible incident. They feel that anything done earlier than this will not... Read more »