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Quest Diagnostics Hiv Test Policy

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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 Read more »

LTC Coverage

I have a LTC insurance policy I purhcased long before testing HIV positive. The policy was not... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Harvard Students Protest Health Services' New HIV Testing Policy

... Harvard University Health Services (UHS) has discontinued anonymous HIV testing, earning the disapproval of students and at least one faculty member. "UHS is trying to make this a very undercover issue," Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/CNN.com Examines Botswana's Routine HIV Testing Policy

...2004 (AP/CNN.com, 1/5). President Festus Mogae in October 2003 announced the new HIV testing policy, which provides opt-out HIV tests as part of routine medical checkups in public and private clinics ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/14/04).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developing Countries Should Pass HIV/AIDS Policies That Respect Human Rights, Encourage HIV Testing, Treatment, Australian Judge Says

... Developing countries should pass HIV/AIDS policies that respect human rights and encourage people at risk of HIV to be tested for the virus and receive treatment if necessary, 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 Read more »
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Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish out my enlistment. The talk was that we only... Read more »

Communicable disease test for work? Is that legal?

Posted by BayRS, 2 Replies
I just have a quick question and I need all the opinions I can get, please. Is it true that places like McDonalds, KFC, etc...make you get a communicable disease test in order to become a manager? I heard that you need to go to training and also... Read more »

CAN WE RELY ON THE LABS?? Please put me at ease..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...up or something, since I seem to have so-called symptoms. OK, next question... anyone ever get tested for a life insurance policy? a nurse came to my house to take my blood and they tested for EVERYTHING....HIV was "non-reactive", this was at... Read more »

immigration to the eu?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Anyone know of immigration policies to the EU? I know that if I want to get a long term visa in some countries that you are required to provide a health check up Read more »