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Press Release

Opportunities to Increase HIV Testing as More Payers Cover Costs

The AIDS Institute Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

June 22, 2012

Washington, D.C. -- As National HIV Testing Day is observed on June 27th, The AIDS Institute would like to highlight that there are more opportunities than ever for HIV testing to be paid for by third party payers, and with implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there will be even more in the very near future.

"Paying for an HIV test should not be a barrier for someone to learn of their HIV status," commented Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of The AIDS Institute. "Private insurance companies, Medicaid and Medicare pay for HIV testing now for certain populations and in specific instances. With passage of health reform, coverage has already expanded and will greatly increase in the future."

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