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State Hiv Health Care

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials From Southern States Ask Federal Government for More Money to Provide HIV/AIDS Health Care, Prevention Services

Health officials from 14 Southern states and Washington, D.C., on Thursday called on Congress to allocate almost $122 million a year to states in the South to make up for what they say is an inequality in federal funding for the region, the New... 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 »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Prison Health = Public Health: HIV Care in New York State Prisons

"The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons." -- Fyodor Dostoevsky There is a public health emergency in New York State prisons. Infection rates of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are 8 to 10 times higher in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Continuation of Health Care when moving out of state

My partner and I are planning on moving from New Jersey to California in the near future. We are both currently employed and have separate health coverage. My coverage is from Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and his coverage is from a private...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
COBRA coverage is a continuation of the current plan so there would be no pre-existing limitastion other than any that currently applies. However, if you move out of state, you should confirm with your employer that the COBRA coverage you have in... Read more »

Universal health care (HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2009)

Not a question, but a comment on a previous one.I live in the UK whose National Health Service has recently been the subject of comparison with the US private/insurance-based health provision. Whilst I do not claim that our NHS is perfect (and what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thank you for sharing your real life experience. I hope it will diffuse some of the scare tactics that the insurance companies and rightwing Republicans have used to confuse and vilify the issue of health care reform here in the U.S.Dr.... Read more »

Health care's weak reforms (HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I am a student and am currently uninsured. Considering that the fact that there are several people in my position, how can you be so supportive of the democratic party and their weak reforms to the financing of the United States health care...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I understand your frustrations and agree the current health care reform bills making their way through Congress are far from ideal. Personally, I would have opted for a single payer system. That said, there is also reality to deal with. No doubt... Read more »

Should Health Care Workers Tell Their HIV Status?

Are health care workers allowed to keep their Hiv/Aids status (if positive) disclosed from their patients? Any comments on personal choice?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Depending on the state, Health care workers have the same right of confidentiality about their HIV status as anyone living with HIV. Moreover, because all health workers take universal precautions (manadated procedures that are designed to prevent... Read more »
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ny state dept. of health

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Meaning of HIV Test Results:

o A negative result on the HIV antibody test most likely means that you are not infected with HIV, but it may not show recent infection. If you think you have been exposed to HIV, you should take the test again three... Read more »

Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
I am retired due to hiv/aids and other conditions. I am too sick to work but not sick enough to die. I want to move somewhere in the US (or even out of country if that's possible anymore). I make about 58.000 USD per year on SSDI + disability... Read more »


Posted by bradford, 2 Replies

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

you can get health care even if you have aids/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
there is finally a company that offers health care for anyone even if you aids or hiv. you can have a history of stock or heart attack and still get this coverage. they pay up to 80% of you doctir, dentist, or hospital bills. call 1-866-798-2156... Read more »