Aetna Breaches HIV Privacy for Customers

Aetna Insurance Company recently mailed some customers instructions for filling HIV medication prescriptions. Information about HIV medication was visible through the envelope window.


A group of people living with HIV are demanding the health insurer immediately stop a practice they say violates federal and state privacy laws and exposes them to potential discrimination.

The demand letter is available at:
Read the full press release here: ALRP Aetna Press Release

If you have questions or need legal assistance, contact ALRP Executive Director, Bill Hirsh, at or (415) 701-1200 ext. 308.