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Each household may order four COVID-19 tests, and some are eligible for eight.
Shutdown could affect NIH, CDC, community health centers and HIV/AIDS programs, but Medicare and Medicaid payments won’t stop immediately.
Starting September 25, households will be able to order four free tests through COVIDTests.gov.
Updated COVID vaccines will be available in some locations this week, with distribution increasing in the coming weeks.
The days of Americans paying far more for prescription drugs are ending, said President Biden.
Short-term insurance plans often offer very limited coverage and do not follow ACA rules. People mistake the low premiums for a good deal.
Insurers should allow co-pay assistance to count as out-of-pocket spending, claims HHS lawsuit by HIV, hepatitis and diabetes advocates.
The court sided with the hospitals, which challenged a $1.6 billion Trump-era cut to 340B Medicare reimbursements.
Here’s how the funding will reach American Indians and Alaska Natives, who see higher rates of HIV, hepatitis C and STIs.
The Hep ElimiNATION partnership will assign grades to all 52 U.S. jurisdictions based on their viral hepatitis achievements.
Plus: The White House moves to ensure that future ACA health plans cost less, protect those with chronic illness and don’t discriminate.
To fight drug overdoses, HIV and hepatitis, the Biden administration is endorsing harm reduction, including syringe services.
That’s a $267 million increase for HIV efforts from 2021. Plus, Biden’s 2022 budget invests $6.5 billion in health research.
A letter from 124 patient groups urges the White House to make drugs more affordable—and spells out how it can do so.
Some of the federal funds in West Virginia will address the link between opioid misuse and HIV and hepatitis.
Rachel Levine, MD, currently leads Pennsylvania’s health department and its response to COVID-19.
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