Information collected by the National Gay Rights Advocates in 1986 and by the authors in the spring of 1987 was used to determine the extent to which the states currently regulate the practices of the health insurance industry specific to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Of the 10 states reporting the greatest number of AIDS cases, six prohibit insurers form denying coverage to group policy applicants because of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. These findings refer only to the status of state regulatory activity specific to AIDS.
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- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health