This data note, primarily based on a survey of state Medicaid pharmacies, reviews cost-containment policies and protections as they relate to antiretrovirals for treatment and prevention of HIV.
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This data note provides a top line overview of the federal FY2021 HIV Budget Request and includes comparisons to FY2020 funding.
As we navigate how to communicate about COVID-19 and the urgent public health issues it brings, there is much that can be learned in looking at HIV messaging and how it has evolved. This blog discusses some of our observations from KFF’s more than two decades of experience running large-scale public information campaigns about HIV and other communicable diseases that have bearing in this new environment.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow in the United States, it threatens efforts to address existing health challenges, including the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This blog piece explores whether efforts to “end the HIV epidemic” can be sustained while confronting COVID-19, particularly as the very systems and workforce needed to address HIV are being stretched thin to confront the new crisis.
This updated fact sheet highlights the impact of HIV/AIDS on women in the United States, providing current data and trends over time.
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.
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.