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  1. Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States: A Report to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, National Health Law Program (2008)

    This report provides an in-depth analysis of the overwhelming racial disparities in health care access and treatment in the United States, and approaches the problem as a human right violation. The report describes the massive health care disparities in g ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 3:16pm

  2. Access to Health Care Services for Low-Income New Yorkers, Training/Report, The Legal Aid Society (2008)

    This document focuses on access to health insurance and health care services for low-income New Yorkers. It includes a discussion of government-sponsored health insurance programs, options for obtaining health care services for individuals who are uninsur ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 11:27am

  3. Critical Civil Rights Issues for People Living with HIV/AIDS in the United States: A To Do List for the Next President's First 100 Days (2008)

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Since the beginning of the epidemic, people with HIV and their advocates have been calling on the President of the United States to take visible leadership in condemning discrimination and in supportin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/28/2021 2:33pm

  4. Vitug v. Mukasey, Amicus Brief, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, HIV and Legal Services Alliance (HALSA)

    In a case that could have far-reaching impact on the medical care of HIV-positive detainees in U.S. detention centers, HALSA submitted this amicus brief on behalf of Dennis Vitug, a Filipino immigrant. Vitug, who is HIV-positive, sought a withholding of r ...

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

  5. Medicaid Eligibility for Legally Recognized Same-Sex Marriages Performed Elsewhere, New York State Office of Health Insurance Programs, Division of Coverage and Enrollment (August 21, 2008)

    This General Information System (GIS) message alerts Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS) of a new Medicaid eligibility policy regarding recognition and equal treatment of same-sex legal marriages that have been performed outside of New York. In Fe ...

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

  6. Handling Medical Insurance Claim Denials in New York, Outline, Mark Scherzer, Esq.

    This outline provides information on how to represent a client whose claim for benefits under his or her health insurance plan has been denied. Although the state law information focuses on New York, the outline primarily discusses  federal law. The outli ...

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

  7. healthinsuranceinfo.net

    This web site, maintained by the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, offers a series of state-by-state consumer guides to obtaining and maintaining health insurance. Each guide provides readers with state-specific information related to group a ...

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

  8. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Glenn, 554 U.S.__, 128 S.Ct. 2343 (2008)

    In a 6 to 3 decision of potential impact for people with HIV, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that courts must examine benefit denials by insurance companies carefully when circumstances indicate that the company’s financial considerations may have affected ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/15/2018 3:52pm

  9. Comments on the Draft of the CDC Guide for Implementing HIV Testing in Correctional Facilities, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al.

    In response to a CDC request for comments, 35 organizations endorsed these comments submitted to CDC regarding its draft guidance for implementing HIV testing expansion in correctional settings. The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Lambda Legal, and the AID ...

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

  10. Fact Sheet on Women and HIV/AIDS, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

    This fact sheet, created by the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), describes the rising rates of HIV/AIDS among women in the United States and worldwide, and outlines the factors that have contributed to this rise. For example, it describes ec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/9/2020 4:50pm

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