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Policy On Hiv Testing

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian AIDS Groups Ask Human Rights Commission to Investigate Catholic Church Policy Requiring HIV Testing

A coalition of Canadian AIDS groups has asked the Quebec Human Rights Commission to investigate a new Roman Catholic Church policy requiring all men who apply to the Grand Seminaire de Montreal to become priests to take an HIV test, saying that... 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 Consent: An Analysis 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

Summary Federal policies regarding the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of AIDS have not kept pace with changes that have transformed the disease from a fatal illness to a chronic disease for patients with ongoing access to HIV care and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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.
For individual policies, the insurance company has you complete an application whcih includes a 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... Read more »

New insurance policy prior to disclosing HIV+

I recently tested HIV+ at an anonymous clinic. Colorado has mandatory reporting once I go to a physician and I'll be doing that soon. However, technically no one else knows I am positive at this point. Is it possible to purchase a smaller...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Most disability or life insurance policies responses to medical questionnaires and/or a medical exam. There are a few companies that will extend life insurance policies without medical proof in very small amounts. Check with Mutual of Omaha,... Read more »

Critical illness policies and HIV+ status

I took out a critical illness policy about 5 years ago for which I had to take an HIV test and was negative. I'm now positive and am concerned that if I were to get cancer or one of the other illnesses which would normally cause the policy to...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You and the insurer have documentation that you were HIV negative when you obtained the policy. You would not be making a claim under false pretenses if you were to file an HIV-related or any other claim at this point. The testing an insurer does at... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,". . . videos with experts . . . ."???? Hmm . . . well then I guess it must be true, right? Oh wait, weren't there lots of "videos with experts" telling us Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and that George... Read more »
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Marine Corps Policies and Procedures for HIV 6/11/1991

Posted by Anonymous
Greetings! I have found actual policy information concerning HIV from the Marines Corps. You must have Acrobat Reader to view. You may go to the link:

http://www.usmc.mil/directiv.nsf/bc9ae2674a92558d852569140064e9d8/b1b24153c434acfb85256d6b005f55b3?O... 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

The pdf's title is Army Regulation 600-110 - Identification,... Read more »

policy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi people,
I am an australian hiv poz guy in the australian defence 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... Read more »

Insurance policy(6months)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you read this He are saying that a test at 3 months is MORE THAN 99.5% accurate(Most recent study). He also saying that 6 month window is an "insurance policy." wich means that the insurance companies want to have this 6 month rule and even if... Read more »