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Man Sues After Being Denied Long-Term Care Insurance Due To Truvada Use

An unnamed Massachusetts resident is suing an Omaha insurance company after he was denied long-term care insurance because he is taking Truvada as PrEP.

The 61-year-old, identified as John Doe in the complaint, applied for long-term care insurance, which pays for some or all of the costs of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home health care, in November 2014. In February 2015 he received a denial letter which gave his use of Truvada as the reason he was not eligible for coverage.

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