Life insurance companies now selling to HIV patients in US and Canada

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John Hancock in the United States and Manulife in Canada have both announced the lifting of the exclusion. On Friday, HIV patients received some good news from life insurance companies in the United States and Canada, as John Hancock Insurance and Manulife have both stated that they will be removing their exclusion for these patients. This is the second insurer in the U.S. to make this announcement and the first ever in Canada. On Friday, John Hancock Insurance said that it will be offering its policies to people who are…

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Health insurance helps HIV patients more than drug assistance

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A new study has shown that low-income patients in Virginia are benefiting from the healthcare reform. The findings of a new study have now revealed that low-income patients with HIV and who have health insurance through the Affordable Care Act in Virginia – one of the states that chose not to broaden its Medicaid program – are experiencing better prognoses and have a greater likelihood to obtain viral suppression than their counterparts who were continuing to use the AIDS Drug Assistance Program in the state to receive their medication. This…

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