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Pre-existing Condition And Health Insurance

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Pre-Existing Conditions and Workplace Insurance Later

I am currently on Reserve Tricare Select, but will be starting a new civilian job soon and may have access to secondary health insurance. I will likely lose my tricare in about 3 years, and am curious if the PPO/HMO can deny me later with the hiv...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
You are correct in that they cannot deny you coverage at your employer when your Tricare ends. You may have to show proof that the coverage ended. Also, as long as there is no gap longer than 63 days between losing Tricare and starting the group... Read more »

New insurance and pre-existing conditions

In 2004, I moved to Los Angeles and began using ADAP to cover my HIV-related expenses (labs, doctor... Read more »

pre existing condition

changing health insurance coverage or maybe changing to a new company, one question asked is pre... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Coverage Lifeline -- Help for People With Pre-Existing Conditions

On July 1, the federal government will provide California $761 million to create a health insurance pool for residents with pre-existing health conditions, including HIV. The program will operate until January 2014: After then, health insurers will... Read more »
Project Inform

Federal Pre-Existing Condition Coverage Up and Running in Most States

Under the new health care reform law, the federal government has created a temporary insurance program for people with pre-existing conditions. Each state and D.C. will have their own program, and most will be run by the state, though some are run... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Watch: From "Health Care Denied to Iowa HIV Patients Fuels Insurance Review"

"Two state senators say they are reviewing options to either fire the administrators or shutter a $35 million state program charged with insuring Iowans with pre-existing conditions because of the program's ongoing denial of coverage to an estimated... Read more »
Fair Pricing Coalition

Fair Pricing Coalition Highlights Major Barriers to Life-Saving Treatment in Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace Plans

Discriminatory practices by Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) in the health insurance marketplaces, exorbitant drug pricing by the pharmaceutical industry, and a lack of clear guidance from the federal government regarding the legality of co-payment... Read more »
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Insurance and Pre-existing conditions

Posted by TTFortLauderdale, 1 Reply
My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with HIV. Fortunately he has good insurance - however we had plans to relocated to North Carolina. Of course he will have to find a new job and get new insurance. He will not let is insurance Lapse because he will... Read more »

Insurance and pre exisitng conditions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can someone please tell me how you go about getting a job with insurance and taking advantage of the 1996 law clinton passed that no one can be denied insurance or have a pre existing condition clause put on them if they have had credible insurance... Read more »

Health Insurance- Please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello:

I am yet to test for hiv, but i am planning ahead (as i am testing today) just in case the worst happens.

I am about to get a new job and would like to protect my HIV status on employment health forms under "pre-existing conditions." How do i... Read more »

anyone have health insurance through work or self?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have started a part-time job and just informed SSDI. This isn't the first trial work time I've done and I think my disability will end. I really want to work because of the satisfaction it gives, not only for the income. Although I don't want... Read more »