Author Archives: AIDS Law Project

MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL CASE: A student’s fight against HIV discrimination

MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL TO PAY $700,000 TO END COMPLAINT OVER HIV-DISCRIMINATION  Honors student, deemed a threat, was denied admission. AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, U.S. Department of Justice, school enter settlement agreement. PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 12, 2012) – A 14-year-old ninth … Continue reading

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HIV-positive nursing assistant settles employment-discrimination claim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Ronda B. Goldfein, Esq. ▪ Executive Director Phone: (215) 587-9377 ▪ Fax: (215) 587-9902 goldfein@aidslawpa.org ▪ www.aidslawpa.org HIV-positive nursing assistant settles employment-discrimination claim PHILADELPHIA (March 23, 2012) — A national healthcare-staffing firm must change its ways … Continue reading

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Prescription coverage limits for some Medicaid recipients

On January 3, 2012, the state reduced pharmacy coverage to 6 prescriptions per month for adults in fee-for-service Medical Assistance (ACCESS). If you are in a Medical Assistance managed care plan and your plan adopts the 6 prescription limit, it … Continue reading

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State Jobs Policy Improves for People with HIV/AIDS

The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania has persuaded the state to revise regulations on occupational and professional licensing to protect workers and job applicants with HIV. Harnessing the support of then-Gov. Ed Rendell, the AIDS Law Project was able to … Continue reading

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