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  1. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

  2. Rosado v. Herard, 2014 WL 1303513 (S.D.N.Y. 2014).

    Rosado, a pre-trial detainee at Rikers Island, brought an action alleging Herard, a licensed mental health clinician, violated his rights by disclosing Rosado’s HIV status to other detainees and by denying him, as well as other Spanish-speaking detainees, ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 10:55am

  3. Lundy v. Phillips Staffing, 2014 WL 811544 (D.S.C. 2014)

    Lundy brought suit against his former employer alleging discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101) (ADA) when he was fired after his employer Phillips learned of Lundy’s positive HIV status. In 2011, Phillips Staffing off ...

    admin - 1/3/2018 4:47pm

  4. Releasing Stigma: Police, Journalists and Crimes of HIV Non-Disclosure in Canada, Kyle Kirkup, Ottawa Law Review (2015)

    Kyle Kirkup explores Canadian police and media practices that stigmatize people living with HIV (PLWH) and facilitate the public’s belief that HIV and PLWH are dangerous. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 9:57am

  5. Davis v. Warden, London Correctional Institution, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70515 (S.D. Ohio, June 1, 2015); adopted by, writ of habeas corpus dismissed, certificate of appealability denied, judgment entered, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90500 (S.D.Ohio July 7, 2015

    OHIO – U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael R. Merz denied a petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by Andre Davis, who had been convicted on several counts of felonious assault, for engaging in sexual contact with numerous women without disclosing that he was ...

    admin - 5/1/2017 5:04pm

  6. 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

  7. Discussing the Limits of Confidentiality: The Impact of Criminalizing HIV Nondisclosure on Public Health Nurses’ Counseling Practices, Public Health Ethics Volume 7, Number 3, Chris Sanders (2014)

    This article explores whether and how public health nurses in Canada try to control information about the limits of confidentiality at the outset of HIV post-test counseling. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:12am

  8. Legal and Clinical Implications of HIV Non Disclosure: A Practical Guide for HIV Nurses in Canada, Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC) and Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE), Marilou Gagnon, PhD, ACRN, RN (2013)

    This guide was developed by the Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC) in partnership with Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) to complement the existing legal, ethical, and professional frameworks that inform nursing practice ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:13am

  9. Model HIV Confidentiality Policies and Procedures for HIV/AIDS Service Providers in New York State, Legal Action Center, 2014

    These model HIV Confidentiality Policies and Procedures were developed by the Legal Action Center for health and human service agencies that are required to comply with New York State’s HIV confidentiality law, Article 27-F of the Public Health Law. Under ...

    admin - 10/26/2016 1:23pm

  10. Confidentiality for Individuals Insured as Dependents: A Review of State Laws and Policies, Abigail English, Rachel Benson Gold, Elizabeth Nash and Jane Levine, Guttmacher Institute, 2012

    This report reviews state-level legal requirements related to confidentiality in private insurance. It assesses state statutes and regulations that can have the effect of abrogating confidentiality through a number of different avenues. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:21am