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Testing Positive For Hiv And Your Insurance

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HIV Test for Disability Insurance

A few years ago I had the typical workup done regarding Disability Insurance. (Including a test for HIV)I did recieve the policy with a few rider exclusions. (Cost of living, Automatic Additional Benefit Increase)I did recieve information that I had...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...If you had tested positive for HIV, the insurance company would not have issued you an LTD policy. However, if you are concerned about your status, get tested. You can do this Read more »

i recently tested hiv+ can my insurance co tell my employer

i recently tested positive for hiv..i had applied for life insurance and they did a swab test found... Read more »

Insurance HIV test responsibility

Hi-A few years ago, my girlfriend at the time applied for new insurance via her family and in the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Can Sue Insurance Company for Not Disclosing HIV-Positive Test Result, Court of Appeals Rules

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctors Advocate HIV Tests for All; Insurers Urged to Pay for Screening

... In a joint press conference on April 17, the American College of Physicians and the HIV Medicine Association made an urgent call for national AIDS policy reform, including universal testing for everyone who does not Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Bill Would Require Insurers to Pay for HIV Tests if Signed By Gov. Schwarzenegger

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: HIV Testing Consent Bill Could Cause Insurance Companies to Deny Coverage

...people being tested without their knowledge, "so your results could already be in the record. Which means they are knowable to an insurance company." A spokesperson for Schmidt said the legislator is preparing to work with ACLU and other... Read more »
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Insurance Question

Posted by Studsmurf1985, 2 Replies
I became was Insured by Blue cross blue shield two weeks before I was diagnosed as positive. They still havent told me whether or not they are going to cover it. They say they will if its not pre existing. So I should be okay right? I hope so... Read more »

insurance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I don't know whether or not I'm HIV positive, but there is a possibility. I am currently working and have health insurance. No long term care insurance or life insurance. Should I try and apply for these before getting my results? I was thinking... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you Read more »

health insurance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can anyone help me with finding a health insurance group which is hiv friendly. i,m in the chicago aera. thank you. Read more »