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…
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This fact sheet examines the key role played by the United States in the Global Fund, an independent, independent, multilateral, financing entity designed to raise significant new resources to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria in low- and middle- income countries.
This fact sheet provides information on key HIV testing statistics, testing recommendations as advised by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), insurance coverage of HIV testing, testing sites and policies, and types of tests available.
This updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, including impact by region, treatment and prevention efforts, and an overview of the U.S. and global responses to the epidemic.
This fact sheet provides current information about state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), which provide HIV medications to low-income people with HIV/AIDS who have limited or no prescription drug coverage.
This updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the U.S. HIV epidemic, including key trends over time, impact by region and population, and information on the U.S. government’s response.
This fact sheet looks at the history, funding, and future outlook of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. government’s major global initiative to combat HIV/AIDS.
This fact sheet looks at the components of the Global Health Initiative (GHI), a U.S.-based effort to develop a comprehensive, government-wide strategy for global health focused on the health challenges and needs of those in low- and middle-income countries. March 2012 (.pdf) Previous Versions: January 2012 (.pdf) February 2011 (.pdf)
We recently wrote about the different ways in which the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes pathways to health insurance coverage for people with HIV, and chronicled these specifics, as well as several outstanding questions, in a policy brief. As we noted, among the many provisions of the ACA designed to…
Teens and young adults face many pressures and decisions involving alcohol, drugs, and sexual activity decisions that often occur simultaneously. Almost one quarter of sexually active young people aged 15-24 report having sex without a condom because they were drinking or using drugs at the time. These findings are from…