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  1. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Mercy Suburban Hospital Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (2015)

    A Pennsylvania-area hospital whose surgeon refused to perform bariatric surgery on a woman because she is living with HIV settled an action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in which the hospital agreed to pay compensation to the woman in th ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 3:46pm

  2. An HIV Cure and Vaccine within the Next 15 Years? (2015)

    Early in 2015, Bill Gates expressed optimism that a vaccine and a cure for HIV would be developed within the next fifteen years. There are certainly grounds for such optimism, with a number of studies, spanning back to 2009, providing promising results. On ...

    admin - 2/15/2018 5:31pm

  3. Singletary v. Duffy, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106219 (E.D. Calif., Aug. 11, 2015)

    CALIFORNIA – United States Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman dismissed HIV postive inmate Gondee Charles Singletary’s pro se complaint upon initial screening under 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(a), because it failed to show how the named defendants were responsible u ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 10:56am

  4. Confidentiality, Third-Party Billing, & the Insurance Claims Process: Implications for Title X, Abigail English, Robin Summers, Julie Lewis, and Clare Coleman, The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) (2015)

    Tthe National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) issued this important white paper to address a complex question of major current concern- how to provide confidential health care services for individuals with health insurance wi ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  5. Jones v. Diamontoni, Complaint, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania and Berger & Montague, P.C. (2014)

    This complaint was filed in December 2014 on behalf of a husband and wife – referred to by the pseudonym “Jones” – and their daughter, against Stephen G. Diamontoni, MD and Associates Family Practice, Dr. Jeffrey T. Trost, and Dr. William R. Vollmar, charg ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 11:03am

  6. Legal Guide for the Seriously Ill: Seven Key Steps to Get Your Affairs in Order, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (2009)

    This guide provides information on several steps to consider for people facing serious illness or injury. ...

    admin - 10/17/2017 10:48am

  7. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Genesis Healthcare System Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, DJ# 202-58-112

    On January 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Ohio-based Genesis Healthcare System will pay $25,000 in damages and a $9,000 civil penalty to resolve claims that it discriminated against a woman with HIV in violation of the Americ ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 4:02pm

  8. King v. Burwell, Amici Curiae Brief, U.S. Supreme Court, Harvard Law School Center for Health and Law Policy Innovation et al (2015)

    This amicus brief was filed on behalf of more that 40 organizations including The Center for HIV Law and Policy, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in King v. Burwell, a case involving a c ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 4:32pm

  9. Health Care Reform and Medicare: Closing the Doughnut Hole, Medicare Rights Center (2016)

    The Affordable Care Act of 2010 closed the Part D "doughnut hole"—the gap in drug coverage during which people with Medicare must pay the full cost of their prescriptions out of pocket. Health care reform phases out the doughnut hole by decreasi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:03pm