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  1. Beckett v. Aetna, No. 2:17-cv-03864-JS (E.D. Pa. January 16, 2018). settlement agreement

    Aetna agreed to pay a total of $17,161,200 to be distributed among more than 11,000 health insurance customers across the country in a class action settlement regarding the violation of HIV privacy rights. The violations occurred when Aetna customers rece ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:25pm

  2. Doe v. Jasper & Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158808 (M.D. Fla., Sept. 27, 2017)

    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida held that it does not have jurisdiction to address a claim for improper disclosure of a person’s HIV status by his life insurance provider, instead remanding the question to a Florida sta ...

    admin - 12/20/2017 3:13pm

  3. Doe v. Infectious Disease Associates, P.A., C.A. No. N13C-12-218 MMJ (Del. Super. Ct. 2016)

    A Delaware trial court ordered health care provider Infectious Disease Associates, P.A. (‘IDA’) to pay more than $1.1 million to a man, suing anonymously as John Doe, who lost his job after IDA faxed information about his HIV-related treatment to his work ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 3:33pm

  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. Employment and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Resource Guide, United States Department of Labor (2012)

    This resource guide from the United States Department of Labor provides useful information for people with HIV seeking to begin or return to work. In addition to explaining laws that protect from discrimination based on HIV status, the guide gives good st ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:52am

  6. “Notify Your Partners – It’s the Law”: HIV Providers and Mandatory Disclosure, Bronwen Lichtenstein, PhD, Kathryn Whetten, PhD, and Casey Rubenstein, MSW, Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2013)

    This study examines HIV counseling practices in Alabama and North Carolina – states with different HIV control laws but similar HIV epidemiology. Both states require mandatory disclosure, but North Carolina’s public health code features an additional seve ...

    admin - 5/6/2018 12:08pm

  7. Doe v. Sutlinger Realty Corp., 96 A.D.3d 898, 899, 947 N.Y.S.2d 153, 155 (2012)

    This is a New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division decision affirming the trial court's decision to hold a fact-finding hearing on whether there was a compelling need to release the confidential medical information of an HIV-positive patient in a s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/15/2018 2:55pm

  8. Franklin Collection Service, Inc. v. Patty Kyle, 955 So.2d 284 (2007)

    In this decision from the Supreme Court of Mississippi, the court lays out the perimeters for causes of action arising from disclosure of medical information. Patty Kyle had an unpaid medical bill that the medical service provider assigned to Franklin Col ...

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

  9. National HIV/AIDS Strategy (2010)

    On July 13, 2010, the Obama administration released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for the United States. The NHAS is the culmination of work and advocacy by people living with HIV, their advocates, AIDS service organizations, federal and state age ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 8:46am

  10. Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    Women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or considering becoming pregnant often face judgment and discrimination from the very medical care providers they rely upon to keep them healthy. This brief front-and-back handout provides an outline of the rights o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 5:50pm

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