This analysis provides the first national estimates of the expected impact of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) coverage expansions on people with HIV. The brief finds that close to 70,000 uninsured people with HIV who are in care could gain new coverage, including 47,000 through Medicaid were all states to expand their Medicaid coverage.
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There are multiple sources of insurance coverage and care for people with HIV in the United States. These include public programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare, and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program, as well as private coverage through an employer or in the individual market. Medicaid, the nation’s principal safety-net…
Plenary: HIV in the Larger Global Health Context
Put Your Money Where the Future Is: The Cost of Treating Children
AIDS 2012: Getting to Zero Excuses: Understanding and Addressing HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination
This session will look at critical areas that may be hindering, or working to facilitate, a more concerted response to stigma and discrimination, and thereby influencing the successful roll out of treatment as prevention and the elimination of vertical transmission of HIV.
Speakers Include: Elly Katabira (Uganda) Dmytro Sherembey (Ukraine) Manfred Nowak (Austria) Elizabeth Gwyther (South Africa) David Thomas (United States) Brigitte Schmidt (Austria) Rachel Ong (Singapore) Diane Havril (United States)
Collectively we have made remarkable progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS – 4 million people have access to treatment, millions of children orphaned by AIDS are receiving essential services and health systems are being strengthened.
Closing Press Conference