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Privacy Rules On Hiv Disclosure

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HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Alabama Gal,This is a complex topic. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses disclosure laws in greater detail.Dr. Bobhiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)Jul 2, 2008 Hi Bob, l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a... Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long... Read more »

hiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)

Hi Bob,l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a male, if l have sex with a female and put a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: ActionAIDS Sued for Privacy Violation

...worker would disclose her status but calmed herself with the knowledge that state and federal acts prevent such unauthorized disclosures. In July 2009, a friend told the patient's boyfriend that the patient was HIV-positive. The leak was traced... Read more »
The Body

HIV Disclosure: African Americans Tell How They Told

...there was someone I really liked, more or less from a distance. But people, when they find out -- and sometimes it's a passive disclosure, where we might get in a roundabout conversation or they might see an article about me -- I purposely just... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...that ensure the highest degree of confidentiality of name-based HIV data and significant financial penalties for inappropriate disclosure of that information. In addition, stringent laws exist at the federal, state and local levels to protect... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Warning: Your Medical Privacy Is at Risk

...proposed standards lauded by President Clinton last fall do provide some important protections, less publicized provisions allowing disclosures without individual consent raise major privacy concerns, particularly for those whose medical and... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever about disclosing their HIV status in the Military. I've copied a general email I send out to interested organizations and individuals below:... Read more »

HIV Disclosure, "The Conversation"

Posted by TheConversation
...I'm writing a book and doing a video documentary on the subject of "The Conversation" that everyone with HIV has when they disclose their HIV status. I'm looking for people from every race, age, nationality, and background; including Read more »

Privacy of Pharmacy Prescription Files

Posted by Anonymous
...depending on the laws of the state where your pharmacy is located. Many states have laws that generally prohibit the unauthorized disclosure of confidential HIV- or AIDS-related information. We believe that a sale or transfer of your... Read more »

Brothre w/ HIV and disclosure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...everyone to protect theirselves and not take someone's word. Is this true? I keep hearing about people getting in trouble for non disclosure. I don't know what to do and I feel so guilty. Can I get in trouble? Read more »