HIV Care Groups Fear Post-Affordable Care Act Future
April 24, 2013
Community-based providers of HIV care and social services are expressing fear they could disappear as the health system becomes more integrated and their funding sources potentially dry up. In a panel discussion Tuesday on the future of Ryan White Program providers in a post-Affordable Care Act (ACA) world, organizations at the 10th Annual National Summit on Health Disparities here said they need to learn how they will fit into the more integrated health system that health reform efforts have created. ... Although the Ryan White program will not be disappearing with the advent of the ACA, the program's role in paying for services is unclear given the new, integrated healthcare systems now being formed (Pittman, Medpage Today, 4/23).
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