Tag: health care reform & prevention
Deadline Wed., June 26, 2013 This sign-on letter has been sent on behalf of the HIV Medicine Association and the Treatment Expansion Project: The Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act (S 117) — a bill introduced by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), would allow for the negotiation of drug prices for Medicare Part D – as [...]
The AIDS Foundation of Chicago’s Communications Coordinator, Ryan Singleton, recently wrote this original content on health care reform: I was recently visiting a friend, and he said, “I don’t know what to do. I’m a relatively smart guy, but I have no clue what’s going on with ObamaCare. I look at websites, but I don’t understand what [...]
The Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC) recently conducted an informative webinar for states that are not expanding Medicaid, featuring one of HIVHealthReform.org’s most knowledgeable presenters, Amy Killelea of NASTAD. You can re-watch it online. The webinar discussed the Affordable Care Act implementation timeline, and also offered strategies that states can adapt to cover people with HIV. [...]
Watch the webinar: How will the Affordable Care Act expand access to HIV prevention and testing services?
Watch the Webinar: How will the Affordable Care Act expand access to HIV prevention and testing services? Download the slides (PDF) One of the most important aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is its focus on prevention and expanded coverage of many preventive services to keep people from becoming sick in the first place. [...]
Today is a great day for women’s health care! A portion of the Affordable Care Act goes into effect today that requires new health insurance plans to cover – with no additional co-pays or cost to consumers – eight women’s preventive health care services. These services include HIV screening and counseling, sexually transmitted infection (STI) counseling, [...]
The fierce ladies over at WORLD have have written a great piece that summarizes the reasons health care reform is important for women with HIV. Here’s a teaser: In January 2012, Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) and 16 other organizations led by Lambda Legal filed with the Supreme Court a friend-of-the-court brief [...]