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Implications of the Affordable Care Act for People With HIV Infection and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: What Does the Future Hold?

There are numerous aspects of the Affordable Care Act that will be important for people with HIV in the U.S., — however, it is unlikely that these changes will address all the needs of people with HIV. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program will thus remain crucial for the provision of adequate health care to HIV-infected individuals, but it will need to change. Changes in the Ryan White Program’s role will depend largely on state decisions on Medicaid expansion and health care marketplaces. This article, published in the September/October issue of Topics in Antiviral Medicine, summarizes a presentation by Jennifer Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation at the IAS–USA continuing education program held in New York, New York, in April 2013.

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Assessing the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Health Insurance Coverage of People with HIV

This analysis provides the first national estimates of the expected impact of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) coverage expansions on people with HIV. The brief finds that close to 70,000 uninsured people with HIV who are in care could gain new coverage, including 47,000 through Medicaid were all states to expand their Medicaid coverage.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Medicaid Coverage of Routine HIV Screening

This analysis examines state Medicaid coverage of routine HIV screening and finds that currently, more than two thirds of states cover routine screening under their Medicaid programs. The analysis includes a breakdown of which states cover routine screening and which states only cover medically necessary HIV screening.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2012: What Happened and What's Next?

On August 1, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) held a briefing to assess the outcomes of the 2012 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), including its contributions to advancing key scientific, political, and advocacy agendas in the fight to end HIV/AIDS. Panelists included: Chris…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court, and HIV: What Are the Implications?

This brief explores key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for people with HIV, and the opportunities and challenges for using the law to improve HIV care, particularly in light of the Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling on the law.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Washington, D.C.

This fact sheet examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Washington, D.C., one of the areas hardest hit by HIV in the United States. Fact Sheet: July 2012 (.pdf)

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National ADAP Monitoring Project 2008 Annual Report

The National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report provides the latest data on state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). ADAPs, part of the Ryan White Program, provide HIV medications to low-income people with HIV/AIDS who have limited or no prescription drug coverage. ADAPs operate in all 50 states, the District of…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Oakland Mayor, Danny Glover, & the Golden State Warriors Join With Local Organizations to Mobilize Fans to be “Greater Than AIDS”

OAKLAND, Calif. — Tonight at Oracle Arena, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, actor/activist Danny Glover, and the Golden State Warriors will encourage fans and all Bay Area residents to be “Greater Than AIDS” as part of a national partnership with NBA Cares. Greater Than AIDS is new national movement to respond…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Houston Rockets Join With Mayor Parker, Local Health Department and AIDS Organizations to Mobilize Fans to be “Greater Than AIDS”

HOUSTON – Tonight at the Toyota Center, the Houston Rockets join with Mayor Annise Parker, the Houston Department of Health and Human Services, the Bee Busy Learning Institute, and the Center for AIDS to get out information about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease.The special HOUSTON>AIDS game night is…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Miami Heat Join With Local Health Department and AIDS Organizations to Mobilize Fans to be “Greater THAN AIDS”

MIAMI — Tomorrow at American Airlines Arena, the Miami HEAT join the Miami-Dade County Health Department and Test Miami to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease. The special MIAMI>AIDS game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater Than AIDS,…

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