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<i>The Policy Framework: Benefit-Conferring Policies</i>

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS

Published in print May 1998 | ISBN: 9780195109429
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0003

Series: Child Welfare: A Series in Child Welfare Practice, Policy, and Research

The Policy Framework: Benefit-Conferring Policies

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This chapter discusses federal and state policies which provide benefits for people with HIV and AIDS. The chapter is divided into four parts. Part I discusses financial assistance available due to disability. Part II considers medical issues, including policies through which medical benefits are available. Part III focuses on policies that provide services such as housing, services to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations, and services for substance abusing women. A chapter summary is presented in Part IV.

Keywords: HIV infection; AIDS; social policy; benefits; financial assistance; disability benefits; medical benefits

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