8 months No more HMO discrimination under new AIDS law MB
By Ellson Quismorio  Health and life insurers can no longer discriminate against Filipinos living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) under the new AIDS Prevention and Control Law, Surigao del Sur 2nd district Rep. Johnny Pimentel said Tuesday. “All insurers in the country are expected to revise their standard policies to comply with the provision of the law that prohibits the exclusion of persons living with HIV,” Pimentel said. Credit: Pixabay / MANILA BULLETIN Under Republic Act (RA) 11166 which took effect January 25, people living with HIV can no longer be left without insurance coverage and protection by reason ... more