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California's Former ADAP Contractor Faces Lawsuit for an HIV Privacy Breach

The confidential medical records of at least 93 low-income Californians living with HIV were compromised, the suit alleges.

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Some Health Plans Are No Longer Counting Gilead's PrEP Copay Cards Toward Deductibles

Some private insurance plans are not counting copay assistance cards toward a person's deductible or out-of-pocket maximum. Depending on the plan design, this can have a significant impact on consumers.

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What Medicaid Work Requirements Might Mean for People With HIV

These and other rules show that many states, urged on by Trump, are trying to push people off their coverage.

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Administration Attacks on Drug Pricing Program Have Advocates Worried

A program that lowers drug costs for Ryan White clinics, community health centers, family planning clinics, and hospitals serving low-income patients is under attack by Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration.

Aetna Agrees to Pay Over $17 Million to Settle HIV Privacy Breach Class Action Img

Aetna Agrees to Pay Over $17 Million to Settle HIV Privacy Breach Class Action

The settlement was announced in a federal class action lawsuit against Aetna, Inc., the third largest health insurance company in the United States, after a faulty mailing breached the HIV privacy of thousands of Aetna's customers.

Gilead COMPASS Initiative panel discussion participants (L-R): Dr. Michael Mugavero (UAB School of Public Health), Nic Carlisle (Southern AIDS Coalition) and Kathie Hiers (AIDS Alabama) with moderator Douglas Brooks (Gilead Sciences) at The Harbert Center

Gilead Will Help Fund the Fight Against HIV in Southern States. Is That a Mixed Blessing?

Big Pharma money can beef up public health efforts. But it can also distract from unchecked drug pricing -- and from government negligence.

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Universal Health Care and Reducing HIV Incidence: What Does the Research Tell Us?

Research indicates that robust universal health coverage could contribute to reducing HIV incidence by improving access to proven tools for reducing transmission.

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Universal Health Care and Prescription Drug Pricing

Reining in prescription drug prices isn't so much a potential benefit of universal health care, but rather a factor in its affordability and success.

The Long Game for Health Justice: Claiming and Strategizing the HIV Community's Role in Universal Health Care Advocacy Img

The Long Game for Health Justice: Claiming and Strategizing the HIV Community's Role in Universal Health Care Advocacy

"Now is the time for us to engage in ongoing national conversations on a single-payer system that can potentially shift our current health care paradigm to one that is radically transformative, universal, cost-saving, and just for all people living w...

HIV Community Presses for Urgent Action as Tax/Health Catastrophe Nears Home Stretch Img

HIV Community Presses for Urgent Action as Tax/Health Catastrophe Nears Home Stretch

The HIV community is urging immediate action and speaking out against this attack on health care, which also threatens the dignity and lives of millions of people.