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  1. Legal Issues: Opt-Out Testing and HIV Care, Slide Presentation, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2006)

    This slide presentation for the Nov 29-30, 2006 Summit on Opportunities for Improving HIV Diagnosis, Prevention, & Access to Care in the U.S. addresses areas of potential legal liability raised by implementation of September, 2006 CDC Guidelines on HI ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 11:39am

  2. Understanding The Patient's Perspective on Rapid and Routine HIV Testing in an Inner City Urgent Care Center, Angela B. Hutchinson et al., 16 AIDS Education and Prevention 101 (2004)

    This study explored patient perspectives on rapid and routine HIV testing among primarily minority patients in an urgent care center at an urban public hospital. The results, broken down by gender, reveal the importance of voluntary testing, counseling, a ...

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

  3. Pehle v. Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co., 397 F.3d 897 (10th Cir. 2005)

    Relying on Wyoming common law, the federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that if an insurance company’s HIV testing of a life insurance applicant reveals HIV infection, the insurance company has a duty to provide the applicant with enough infor ...

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. “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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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