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Insurance Changes Raise Concerns for H.I.V. Patients
New York Times

When Dena Hughes learned about the Affordable Care Act’s passage, she rejoiced. Ms. Hughes, who has tested positive for H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS, has struggled to find insurance coverage, because H.I.V. is considered a pre-existing condition. But even under the new law, Ms. Hughes said her care providers had advised her not to enroll in the federal health care exchange yet. It is unclear, they said, how the law will affect H.I.V. care when marketplace coverage begins Jan. 1.