This updated fact sheet highlights the impact of HIV/AIDS on women in the United States, providing current data and trends over time.
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The poll examines the public’s knowledge and attitudes about STIs and finds few are aware of how common STIs are among adults in the U.S.
Public Knowledge and Attitudes About Sexually Transmitted Infections: KFF Polling and Policy Insights
A new KFF poll provides new data on the public’s knowledge and attitudes about sexually transmitted infections and finds majorities of the public unaware of how common STIs are among adults in the U.S.
More people have health insurance than ever before under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which emphasizes preventive care, including no-cost HIV and STI counseling and screening for recommended populations. This fact sheet examines trends and disparities in STI prevalence, reviews the STI screening and preventive care coverage policies for private insurance and public programs, and discusses coverage gaps and confidentiality concerns in the provision of these services.
This updated fact sheet highlights the epidemic’s impact on Black Americans, providing current data and trends over time. Black Americans have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS since the epidemic’s beginning, and that disparity has deepened over time. Black Americans account for more new HIV diagnoses, people estimated to be living with HIV, and HIV-related deaths than any other racial/ethnic group in the U.S.
This data note examines the potential implications of work requirements for people with HIV, a population that relies heavily on Medicaid and for whom there are important clinical and public health reasons for maintaining consistent access to insurance coverage and HIV care.
Drug price concerns in the U.S., including for antiretrovirals, the mainstay of HIV treatment and, increasingly prevention, have prompted the introduction of several policy proposals. One proposal would require manufacturers to provide a rebate to the federal government if prices increase faster than inflation. We assessed list price changes for ARVs under Part D, which is required to cover all or substantially all ARVs.
Two resources give an overview of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the U.S. and insurance coverage for screening and counseling.
Intimate partner violence has been shown to be associated with increased risk for HIV among women, as well as poorer treatment outcomes for those already diagnosed. This brief reviews the link between IPV and HIV, key policy changes and initiatives that attempt to address these challenges.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the role of Medicaid for people with HIV, including trends and characteristics of beneficiaries, spending, services and other issues.