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Access to HIV Testing for Women Increases Thanks to Affordable Care Act

Preventative Service Requirement Begins August 1

July 31, 2012

Washington, D.C. -- August 1st marks a significant step in expanding access to free HIV screening for many women. Most private insurance plans will be required to cover annual HIV screening and counseling for sexually active women. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sibelius, free HIV screening and counseling will be included as one of the eight preventative services that private insurance policies must cover, without cost-sharing.

"The Affordable Care Act will bolster women's access to healthcare and preventative services," commented Marylin Merida, President of The AIDS Institute. "We are pleased the Secretary singled out

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