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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Jaysen Foreman

| February 26, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Jaysen Foreman

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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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet David Alan Comitz

| February 24, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet David Alan Comitz

The death rate among adults with an HIV diagnosis in Tennessee is almost 25 percent higher than the national average. The State of Tennessee is considering a form of Medicaid expansion, but has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 2,000 of the lowest-income people with HIV have […]

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Did you purchase a health care plan on the Marketplace this year? Let us know!

| February 19, 2015
Did you purchase a health care plan on the Marketplace this year? Let us know!

People from across America are telling Speak Up! about the problems and successes they are having accessing and affording health insurance and HIV care. We occasionally ask new questions to gather more information about a particular issue in order to address and find solutions to problems. This week’s question: “Did you purchase a health care […]

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New tools now available for HIV providers

| February 19, 2015
New tools now available for HIV providers

HIVClinician.org is a new website that provides resources to help HIV medical providers and clinics adapt to health care financing and system reforms. The website provides many useful tools and information on issues that HIV providers face daily such as: Healthcare Reform: Fact sheets, issue briefs and webinars on Affordable Care Act and what HIV providers […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Fenicia Rosario

| February 19, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Fenicia Rosario

South Carolina ranks 13th in the nation in deaths among adults with an HIV diagnosis.  The State of South Carolina has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 2,500 of the lowest-income HIV+ residents of South Carolina have been left out of coverage available in other states.  They […]

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Are you prepared for the tax season? Let us help you get started…

| February 18, 2015
Are you prepared for the tax season? Let us help you get started…

Tax season is just around the corner, and we have gathered some essential resources to help you make filing a smoother process. Here is some important information on tax filing requirements from ACE TA Center and NASTAD to help get your clients ready: If your clients were enrolled in a 2014 Marketplace health plan, they […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Tayanna B.

| February 17, 2015
Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Tayanna B.

The death rate among adults with an HIV diagnosis in Tennessee is almost 25 percent higher than the national average. The State of Tennessee is considering a form of Medicaid expansion, but has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 2,000 of the lowest-income people with HIV have […]

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UPDATED: New important ACA resources for HIV providers

| February 13, 2015
UPDATED: New important ACA resources for HIV providers

See updated resource on ‘Tools for monitoring HIV care’ below.   Most of the media in the wake of health exchanges opening Oct. 1 has focused on the consumer. The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) has developed two new ACA resources targeted toward HIV providers. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes are going to directly affect providers […]

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Preparing for tax season: Watch the full webinar video!

| February 13, 2015
Preparing for tax season: Watch the full webinar video!

Preparing for tax season: The impact of the ACA on filing, penalties and tax exemptions Thank you to everyone who participated in the Preparing for tax season: The impact of the ACA on filing, penalties and tax exemptions webinar. We had some great audience questions and top-notch presenters. You can now watch video of the […]

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Patient Access Network Foundation expands HIV Treatment and Prevention Fund for PEP, PrEP

| February 12, 2015
Patient Access Network Foundation expands HIV Treatment and Prevention Fund for PEP, PrEP

The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation—a national organization which offers help to people with chronic or life-threatening illnesses— has expanded the eligibility criteria for the HIV Treatment and Prevention Fund for people who need Pre- or Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, also known as PEP and PrEP, respectively. To be eligible, a patient must: Be insured and insurance […]

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