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
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
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