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  1. Rease v. The Prudential Insurance Company of America and KPMG, LLC, Civ. A. 13-CV 5342, Amended Complaint (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 1, 2013)

    Timothy D. Rease, plantiff, brought this case seeking to have his insurance benefits reinstated for the treatment of HIV. The complaint states that Rease was employed by KPMG, LLC, through which he participated in the Employee Welfare Benefit Plan, which ...

    admin - 1/29/2014 1:28pm

  2. Nunes, et al. v. UMass Correctional Health, et al., Civ. A. 10-12013-RWZ, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143292 (D. Mass. Oct. 3, 2013)

    Richard Nunes, plaintiff, brought this case on behalf of himself and other inmates, claiming that a newly enacted policy by UMass Correctional Health and the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, the defendants, which prohibited him from self-administe ...

    admin - 3/10/2016 10:22am

  3. Croy v. Blue Ridge Bread, Inc., d/b/a/ Panera Bread, 2013 WL 3776802 (W.D. Va. July 15, 2013)

    Plaintiff Mark Croy sued his former employer, Blue Ridge Bread, Inc., d/b/a Panera Bread (“BRB”), alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”), and the Family and ...

    admin - 3/31/2016 9:54am

  4. The Advocate’s Guide to the MAGI, Byron J. Gross, Wayne Turner and David Machledt, The National Health Law Program (October 2013)

    This guide explains Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI), a provision of the Affordable Care Act that introduced a new methodology to evaluate eligibility for Insurance Affordability Programs. The purpose of MAGI is to have a nationwide system for calcul ...

    admin - 11/19/2013 10:30am

  5. US v. Barix Clinics (#DJ 202-62-284)

    This settlement agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and Barix Clinics (“Barix”) highlights the protections afforded to people living with HIV in the context of elective medical procedures – in this case, bariatric surgery fo ...

    admin - 3/12/2014 11:55am

  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. Public Health Consequences of State Immigration Laws, Vivianne R. Aponte-Rivera, MD and Boadie W. Dunlop, MD, Southern Medical Association (2011)

    This article discusses Georgia’s anti-immigrant law, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011, which targets not only undocumented persons, but also individuals who may be considered as helping an undocumented immigrant avoid detection b ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 12:07pm

  8. HIV Discrimination in Dental Care: Results of a Testing Study in Los Angeles County, Brad Sears, Christian Cooper, Fariba S. Younai, and Tom Donohoe, 45 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 909 (2012)

    Pervasive discrimination against people living with HIV persists in the health care field in violation of state and federal law. In a study of HIV discrimination in dental care in Los Angeles County, the authors found that refusal to provide services to p ...

    admin - 3/31/2016 9:55am

  9. Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company v. Holmes Murphy Associates, Inc., 831 N.W.2d 129 (Iowa 2013)

    This Supreme Court of Iowa decision involves a couple, the Smiths, who were denied a life insurance policy because they tested HIV positive. Although Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company (Farm Bureau) knew of the couple's HIV status, the company only i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  10. LGBTQ-Friendly Youth Organizations in New York City, Juvenile Justice Coalition, LGBTQ Work Group (May 2013)

    This directory, released May 2013 by the LGBTQ Work Group of the Juvenile Justice Coalition, lists LGBTQ-friendly youth organizations in the New York City metropolitan area. It lists community organizations (including addiction services and support; advoc ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/22/2013 11:35am

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