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  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights and Anonymous, Settlement Agreement (2009)

    The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) brokered this settlement agreement between a patient with HIV and an orthopedic surgeon who refused to perform knee surgery on the patient because of the patient's HIV status. OCR first issued a letter of finding ind ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:51pm

  2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Texas Orthopedic Surgeon Letter of Finding (2009)

    The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued this letter to an orthopedic surgeon in Texas who refused to perform knee surgery on an HIV-positive patient, finding that the surgeon had violated Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The patient required surger ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:50pm

  3. 2009-2010 HIV/AIDS Health Care Policy Brief and Recommendations, Southern AIDS Coalition

    This policy brief was issued to address the need for health care reform that comprehensively addresses the public need of those living with HIV/AIDS, particularly in the Southern United States. As the brief discusses, HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects t ...

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

  4. HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    These slides provide detailed charts and graphs demonstrating HIV rates and trends among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States through 2007. Charts are included demonstrating the estimated numbers and percentages of AIDS cases among MSM 198 ...

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

  5. HIV Infection Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men—Jackson, Mississippi, 2006-2008, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 58 MMWR 77 (2009)

    This article provides the results of a survey of risk behavior and HIV testing behavior among young African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Jackson, Mississippi area who received HIV diagnoses between 2006 and 2008. In the United States, A ...

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

  6. Anonymous v. New York State Department of Health, State Board of Professional Medical Conduct, 65 A.D.3d 491 (N.Y. App. Div. 2009)

    A physician whose practice focuses on the care and treatment of people with HIV was the subject of a professional misconduct investigation initiated by the New York State Board of Professional Medical Conduct. The law in New York allows the Board to inves ...

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

  7. Mitchell v. Fortis Insurance Co., No. 26718 (S.C. Sept. 14, 2009)

    The Supreme Court of South Carolina upheld a decision in favor of a man whose health insurance had been rescinded on account of his HIV infection. The court considered several issues on appeal, but focused primarily on whether the award of $15 million in ...

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

  8. State v. Eversole,__ N.E.2d__, 2009 WL 1264295 (Ohio Ct. App. 2009)

    In violation of an Ohio HIV notification law, Jonathon Eversole tested positive for HIV and engaged in a sexual relationship with another person without first disclosing his HIV status. Eversole pled guilty and was sentenced to two years in prison. After ...

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

  9. Response to the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Concept Paper on Foreign Aid Reform, Infectious Diseases Society of America, et al.

    The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee recently issued a concept paper on foreign aid reform. The paper asserts that existing U.S. foreign assistance laws are outdated and inadequate for responding to 21st century global challenges. T ...

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

  10. Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults, 58 MMWR 1

    These guidelines provide recommendations for preventing and treating opportunistic infections (OIs) among adults and adolescents living with HIV. They are intended for use by health care workers, patients, and policy makers. The guidelines are periodicall ...

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

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