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Pre-existing Conditions Questions After Job Offer

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Still confused about "pre-existing"

Since being diagnosed in 2004, I have been fortunate to use a state HIV medication program while being employed part time. I am extremely eager to return to my profession and previous income. I may have a full time job opportunity in another...
Lynn L. Franzoi

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Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...If you were to become employed at a company and covered under the company's group health plan, if the plan has a pre-existing condition clause, treatment for HIV-related illnesses or medication would not be covered for a period of 12 months unless Read more »

Pre-existing condition question

I have been hiv+ for 4 years now. when I was diagnosed, I was unemployed. I applied for ADAP... Read more »

Health Insurance and Changing Jobs

Although I don't have any immediate plan to change jobs, I can't help feeling trapped by my... Read more »
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A Pre-Existing Condition Can Wreck Your Whole Day

...Smith Goes To Washington." I was mad as hell and I wasn't going to take it anymore. That is until my very own nasty little pre-existing condition completely froze up my law school machine. I had made it rather successfully through the... Read more »
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...between two health plans? I'm currently on Medicaid and about to start a job that offers health insurance. Is HIV considered a "pre-existing condition?" Will there be a waiting period for benefits? What kind of prescription coverage can I... Read more »
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Insurance and Pre-existing conditions

Posted by TTFortLauderdale, 1 Reply
...so many things and I am a bit confused. If he gets a new job/insurance WILL they cover his HIV or will this be considered a pre-existing condition? I am concerned we will now be stuck here - anybody have experience with this? Read more »

Insurance and changing jobs...

Posted by selah073007, 1 Reply
...that there are certain clauses and time frames that one must wait before the new insurance provider of the new job will cover a pre-existing condition, i.e. hiv. so i am needing to know exactly who am i supposed to talk to about this at my... Read more »

Worry of the day .. need some advice

Posted by dotman32, 3 Replies
...future. No doom and gloom these days .. today at least. :-) But I am concerned about something. I recently gave up a full time job with great benefits including short term and long term disability in order to persue my dream of one day being... Read more »

Job change thoughts?

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
...of things going through my mind right now. I received the test results that I was HIV+ less than 48 hours ago. I'm a career professional in education and have been in the process of looking at changing jobs. Prior to finding out my status, I... Read more »