Medicare and HIV/AIDS
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for seniors and people under age 65 with permanent disabilities. It accounts for approximately one quarter of federal spending on HIV/AIDS care in the U.S. and is an important source of coverage for people living with HIV/AIDS. This fact sheet provides data and information on HIV/AIDS and Medicare eligibility, benefits, spending, caseload and future outlook.
Fact Sheet: February 2009 (.pdf)
also of interest
- HIV, Intimate Partner Violence, and Women: New Opportunities Under the Affordable Care Act
- Health Affairs Blog: The ACA And People With HIV: The ACA’s Impact And The Implications Of State Choices
- Assessing the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Health Insurance Coverage of People with HIV
- Helping People With HIV Navigate the Transition to ACA Coverage: Summary of a Roundtable Discussion