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HIPAranoia....

PrivacyParanoiaFilter: My employer offers a discount on my health insurance if my spouse and I take a Health Risk Assessment (HRA). I get the idea, but are there any downsides privacy-wise that they're not telling you? [more inside]
posted by JoeZydeco on Oct 25, 2012 - 21 answers

Why do potential employers need access to past, present, and future health records?

Why do prospective employers ask access to past, current, and future health records? And can one decline? [more inside]
posted by agent99 on Jun 23, 2012 - 11 answers

Can a US employer ask what medications I'm on?

An employer decides to update their employee database and distributes a form with the usual name, address, emergency contact stuff on it. There is also a line for "Any medications you are currently taking." [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 16, 2012 - 13 answers

My brother needs his knee fixed but can't pay for it.

My brother was scheduled to have knee surgery, but has just lost insurance coverage. How can I help him? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Oct 26, 2011 - 16 answers

How can I insure my spouse on the private market?

I'm going nuts trying to figure out the rules on how to get my spouse on an individual high-deductible health plan when coverage is theoretically available through my employer. The internet is useless. Can the hive mind help me here? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 13, 2011 - 7 answers

Can employers tell people when employees are sick?

My employer just asked us to contact HR if any of our employees are diagnosed with H1N1 flu. Is this allowable under HIPAA? [more inside]
posted by um_maverick on Oct 27, 2009 - 10 answers

Will I be able to go from medicare to private insurance?

If I lose medicare, will I qualify for private insurance? [more inside]
posted by TigerCrane on Feb 26, 2009 - 4 answers

What is a reasonable amount of debt load for someone with a chronic illness?

What is a reasonable amount of debt load for someone with a chronic illness? I come from a family that doesn't accrue debt, which I realize is a luxury many people don't have, so I haven't had a model for managing debt. Specifics about my particular situation follow. [more inside]
posted by RobotHeart on Dec 22, 2007 - 13 answers

Help me better understand COBRA and HIPAA

COBRA/HIPAA: Help me understand how these health insurance laws might apply in several employer-leaving or life-changing events. [more inside]
posted by weston on Oct 27, 2005 - 7 answers

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