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Patient groups had sued over a Trump administration Medicare rule that allowed insurers not to count co-pays as out-of-pocket costs.
New types of plans target cultural and ethnic communities with special offerings and native-language practitioners.
Shutdown could affect NIH, CDC, community health centers and HIV/AIDS programs, but Medicare and Medicaid payments won’t stop immediately.
NAFLD is associated with risk factors such as obesity and inflammatory biomarkers and with events including heart attacks and strokes.
#NAIRHHADAY is now an officially recognized HIV awareness day. Join a September 14 webinar to learn why this matters.
The CDC estimates that 21% of people living with HIV also have hepatitis C virus.
The American Red Cross started screening all donors using a questionnaire to evaluate behavior-based risk. Folks on PrEP may not donate.
Dr. Marrazzo is a renowned HIV and STI expert at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
The proposal improves on current Medicare coverage, which allows cost-sharing fees and mostly excludes long-acting PrEP.
Ending the mandate to cover preventive care such as PrEP “will cause incalculable harm to our efforts to end the HIV epidemic.”
However, those with Medicaid coverage were less likely to start treatment compared to those with other types of insurance.
New agreement ensures coverage of prevention services for now, a move applauded by patient groups for those with cancer, HIV and more.
People on Medicaid must have the right to sue if they can’t get care, notes groups representing those with cancer, HIV, diabetes and more.
HIV, hepatitis C and drug use are more prevalent in prisons. Plus: Watch a harm reduction success story in Moldova’s prison system. [VIDEO]
Rochelle Walensky restored morale at the health agency and launched the widest-reaching reforms in decades to strengthen CDC operations.
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