for Veterans and the Public
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will VA share information about my HIV diagnosis with others?
VA is able to share HIV-related information with your healthcare providers (VA or non VA) in order to provide you with the best care. All healthcare providers follow the guidelines for keeping private information protected according to HIPAA. Learn more about HIPAA and what VA is doing to protect your privacy and the special cases when your provider can share information related to your HIV diagnosis.