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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Angela

| January 29, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Angela

Alabamians are being diagnosed with HIV at the 13th highest rate in the nation. The State of Alabama has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 1,900 of the lowest-income HIV+ residents of Alabama have been left out of coverage available in other states. They must rely on […]

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#GetCovered: ACA open enrollment ends on Feb. 15

| January 27, 2015
#GetCovered: ACA open enrollment ends on Feb. 15

We are entering the last few weeks of Open Enrollment for health care coverage! We want to remind you of the many resources available on the HRSA/HAB website to help ensure consumers access and maintain health care coverage. The resources include videos, webcasts and tools on topics such as why the ACA is important for […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Andrew Ballard

| January 27, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Andrew Ballard

Alabamians are being diagnosed with HIV at the 13th highest rate in the nation. The State of Alabama has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 1,900 of the lowest-income HIV+ residents of Alabama have been left out of coverage available in other states. They must rely on […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Tony Franco

| January 22, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Tony Franco

North Carolina ranks 8th in the nation in deaths among adults with an HIV diagnosis. The State of North Carolina has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. As a result, an estimated 4,100 of the lowest-income HIV+ residents of North Carolina have been left out of coverage available in other states. They […]

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Webinar: Access to health coverage for immigrants living with HIV

| January 22, 2015
Webinar: Access to health coverage for immigrants living with HIV

Do your immigrant clients have questions or concerns about enrolling in health insurance or accessing health coverage? Join the ACE TA Center for their next webinar, “Access to health coverage for immigrants living with HIV.” Learn how to talk about health coverage with clients who are living with HIV and have newly immigrated to the […]

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Experiences of people with HIV using health coverage under the ACA

| January 21, 2015
Experiences of people with HIV using health coverage under the ACA

The Kasier Family Foundation has released a brief  examining the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on people with HIV in five states—California, Florida, Georgia, New York, and Texas—in 2014. This study helps policy makers and health advocates gain an understanding of the ACA and its implications on health outcomes for individuals living with […]

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Five wishes for HIV and health care reform in 2015

| January 20, 2015
Five wishes for HIV and health care reform in 2015

By John Peller CEO, AIDS Foundation of Chicago When I smooched my honey at midnight on New Year’s Eve, I made five wishes about health care reform for people either living with HIV or vulnerable to contracting the virus. Sure, wishing isn’t going to make these Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes come to fruition — […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Alicia Diggs

| January 20, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Alicia Diggs

North Carolina ranks 8th in the nation in deaths among adults with an HIV diagnosis. The State of North Carolina has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. As a result, an estimated 4,100 of the lowest-income HIV+ residents of North Carolina have been left out of coverage available in other states. They […]

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Announcing: Ryan White. Real Lives – Stories on the real impact of the Ryan White Care Act

| January 20, 2015
Announcing: Ryan White. Real Lives – Stories on the real impact of the Ryan White Care Act

Since 1990, the Ryan White Program has been a lifeline for people living with HIV and their families. The access to life-saving medications, health care and supportive services provided by Ryan White has transformed the health outcomes of many communities, including low-income un- and underinsured people living with HIV. Ryan White Program has also had […]

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Webinar video available – Strategies for Ryan White providers

| January 15, 2015
Webinar video available – Strategies for Ryan White providers

Missed the “Strategies for Ryan White providers” webinar? The recording is now available! Thank you to all our panelists for a needed, community-led, exploration and perspective on sharing strategies for  partnering with and transitioning to Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHCs). The full recording of the webinar is now available. Also, please look below for resources […]

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