Webinar – A new tool to fight health insurance discrimination: Filing complaints to state insurance commissioners

HIV Health Reform/AIDS Foundation of Chicago, and the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

TOOL DESCRIPTION


Aim:
To assist consumers, providers and advocates in filing complaints to State Departments of Insurance to fight HIV health insurance discrimination.

Type of Document:
Webinar on filing complaints re: HIV health insurance discrimination; Template for Complaints.

Audience Intended:
Consumers, care providers, advocates – the webinar walks viewers through the process of completing template complaint letters. These letters are designed to educate state insurance commissioners as to how health insurance plans unfairly discriminate against people living with HIV and to demand their offices provide oversight and require accountability.

Populations Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination
PLHIV .

Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Discrimination.

Assess and/or Address:
Address.

Implementation:
Individuals access webinar and create complaint letters.

Comments:
US-centric, but interesting tool for filing complaints. Re-released on US Government website (DHHS).

Youtube link to Webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kp23UgoG31s


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