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Where to find information about privacy rights amongst HIV infected patients

To whom it may concern: I am a college student doing a research project on the privacy rights of HIV/AIDS infected patients when it comes to health care. I have searching and searching for places to find laws for such issues, and am having a great...
Lynne Gabriel

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WorkPositive, Inc.
Here are a few suggestions to get you started: first, go to the National AIDS Fund Workplace Resource Center through their website at Look at the website of David Webber, Esq. he's got lots of information and resources:... Read more »

Employees rights to privacy

I am wondering if an employer can tell other employees if someone in the company has AIDS? Or... Read more »

Right To Privacy

Hi,I was recently turned away by 3 plastic surgeons in Nashville, Tennessee due to the fact I am... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIPAA: Understanding Your Rights of Insurance Portability and Privacy

On August 14, 2003, a change occurred in the healthcare field related to health insurance. That was the first mandatory deadline set for healthcare organizations to become HIPAA-compliant with regulation standards placed into law in 1996. Often, I... Read more »

This Month in HIV: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're HIV-Positive

This is Bonnie Goldman, Editorial Director of The Body. I'd like to welcome you to This Month in HIV. This month's topic: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're HIV Positive. For as long as humanity has known about the existence of HIV, there's... Read more »
Harlem United

Patient Privacy in Fighting the HIV Epidemic Must Be Valued

As the result of an article published yesterday by the New York Post specifically naming Harlem United housing units as the possible residence of an alleged sexual assault victim, speculation has been raised regarding the accuser's HIV status.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Montana's HIV/AIDS Names-Based Reporting System Preserving Privacy, Official Says

The privacy of people living with HIV/AIDS in Montana has been preserved since the state last year switched from a code-based reporting system to a names-based reporting system, Laurie Kops, section supervisor of the state's HIV prevention and... Read more »
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Privacy of Pharmacy Prescription Files

Posted by Anonymous
If you are HIV-positive or have AIDS, and your prescription or medical information has been sold or disclosed by your pharmacy without your knowledge or permission, your privacy rights may have been violated, depending on the laws of the state where... Read more »

ID Specialists...Clinics...Privacy

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
Are all ID Specialists located in clinics? That's kind of impersonal don't you think? Please tell me that I may be able to find one in their own office or a little more private. Read more »

Privacy Issue

Posted by tylrdurden
I don't know if its just me who has experienced this, would sort of like to know.

I'm 19 years old and have HIV since i was born. I won't get into all the stuff I've been through...because everyone has their own battles...mine probably pales in... Read more »

Privacy notice.TO LOSERS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Listen people,can i please have some privacy?,
none of us are here for a laugh.and i dont want some incredibly bored people scouring the net,try to work out if thats"john in london".postings might as well stalk me,cos thats what you are... Read more »