The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  •  (1)
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

Policy Guide

Health Insurance Marketplace Plans and People Living With HIV and/or Viral Hepatitis: The Success of the Affordable Care Act Requires Fair Drug Pricing and Access

February 2014

Following are immediate measures and long-term solutions that would ease the burdens of these current and anticipated barriers to affordable HIV and/or HCV treatment:

These problems are not insurmountable. The FPC believes that the Affordable Care Act, while not perfect, has tremendous potential to redress disparities for U.S. residents whose access to healthcare has previously been at the whim of conflicting political and economic forces. This applies not only to HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis, but also to many other chronic, debilitating, and costly health challenges beyond the capacity of individuals to manage on their own. The FPC supports urgent attention to these matters for all Americans at this moment of new hope for achieving universal, affordable, quality health care.

View Full Article

  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  •  (1)
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

Visit FPC's website to find out more about their activities and publications.
See Also
More U.S. HIV Treatment Policy Analysis
Find out how a Walgreens specially trained pharmacist can help you

Reader Comments:

Comment by: Mike (Texas) Thu., Apr. 24, 2014 at 9:00 pm EDT
Am moving to Medicare soon and the Plan D scares the hell out of me. I make too much for assistance, but with projected costs, my standard of living will be basically poverty.
Reply to this comment

Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read's Comment Policy.)

Your Name:

Your Location:

(ex: San Francisco, CA)

Your Comment:

Characters remaining: