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  1. Procedures for Handling Social Security Disability Appeals at the Reconsideration Level, Whitman-Walker Health

    This guide describes the process and time line for handling a Request for Reconsideration for a client whose initial application for Social Security disability benefits has been denied. It outlines the steps a volunteer should take in working on request, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  2. Goodman v. Western Dental Servs., Inc., Complaint, Superior Court for the State of California, HIV/AIDS Legal Services Alliance (HALSA)

    On behalf of two HIV-positive individuals, the HIV/AIDS Legal Services Alliance (HALSA) filed suit against a dental provider for refusing to provide dental services, specifically tooth extraction, to the HIV-positive individuals on the basis of their HIV ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. Left Behind: Black America: a Neglected Priority in the Global AIDS Epidemic, Black AIDS Institute (2008)

    This timely report sets forth the severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African Americans and the failure of the United States government to respond to this crisis. The report presents the staggering statistics demonstrating HIV/AIDS rates among African ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 5:09pm

  4. Vitug v. Mukasey, Amicus Brief, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, HIV and Legal Services Alliance (HALSA)

    In a case that could have far-reaching impact on the medical care of HIV-positive detainees in U.S. detention centers, HALSA submitted this amicus brief on behalf of Dennis Vitug, a Filipino immigrant. Vitug, who is HIV-positive, sought a withholding of r ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  5. Medicaid Eligibility for Legally Recognized Same-Sex Marriages Performed Elsewhere, New York State Office of Health Insurance Programs, Division of Coverage and Enrollment (August 21, 2008)

    This General Information System (GIS) message alerts Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS) of a new Medicaid eligibility policy regarding recognition and equal treatment of same-sex legal marriages that have been performed outside of New York. In Fe ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Criminalization of HIV Transmission, Policy Brief, UNAIDS (2008)

    In response to a recent increase in HIV criminalization cases both in the United States and abroad, UNAIDS issued this policy brief to arm advocates with information and arguments against these discriminatory laws and practices. The policy brief discusses ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 6:04pm

  7. Letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt Calling for Elimination of Regulatory Exclusion of Non-Citizens with HIV, Immigration Equality

    The 2008 reauthorization of PEPFAR (President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief), the legislation which channels millions of dollars in AIDS treatment and prevention support to countries devastated by AIDS, brought an historic end to the provision of ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm