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Health Care, Health Insurance, HIV Stigma and Discrimination


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A Right to Equal Care: Health Inequalities Among People of Color

"Who we are and where we live matters to our health," writes Juan J. DelaCruz. "Many factors, alone or in combination, can cause health inequalities, including poverty, location, race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, etc."

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Discrimination Against People With HIV Is Illegal. Here's What to Do if It Happens to You

If you've been the target of HIV-related discrimination, know you are not alone. There are laws to protect you, and people and organizations prepared to help. Understand your rights and use these tips to take action.

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Medical Office That Kicked Out Patient With HIV Settles Discrimination Suit

The settlement requires Stephen G. Diamantoni, M.D., & Associates Family Practice to compensate the family and develop an anti-discrimination policy. All staff members must undergo training on HIV transmission and universal precautions.

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Marketplace Menaces: Discriminatory Practices by the ACA's Qualified Health Plans

"Many people with HIV who tried to join the ranks of the enrolled found their third-party payments ... rejected by insurance plans," Kenyon Farrow reports for Treatment Action Group. "Others discovered that their drug regimens weren't covered."


  
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