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Copay Cards May No Longer Count Toward Your Health Plan Deductible

The Trump administration’s HHS has officially told plans they don’t have to do this—and that could mean a hard hit on patient wallets.

By Tim Murphy
Gilead headquarters

PrEP Advocates Call New Gilead Patent Suit Against HHS a ‘Distraction’

The drug manufacturer alleges the federal government filed for the Truvada prevention patent without their knowledge.

By Larry Buhl
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How Trump Administration Proposals Could Increase the Cost of HIV Meds

Can you end the HIV epidemic while undermining drug assistance programs and antidiscrimination protections?

By Larry Buhl
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Can Elizabeth Warren End the HIV Epidemic?

When Elizabeth Warren unveils a plan, writes George Fistonich, it is always intersectional and comprehensive. So what does that mean for fighting a health epidemic like HIV?

By George Fistonich
Sen. Michael Bennet superimposed over capitol building

Can Michael Bennet End the HIV Epidemic?

The moderate Colorado senator doesn’t have the worst record when it comes to HIV, but he lacks the bold vision needed to end the epidemic, according to activist Barb Cardell.

By Barb Cardell
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Report: U.S. Must Act Fast to Reach HIV/AIDS Goals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that new HIV diagnoses have plateaued.

By Larry Buhl
Blank Government Check

Whatever Happened to That $291 Million to End HIV That Trump Promised?

Guess what? The holdup isn't with the administration -- it's with Congress.

By Tim Murphy
Noel Twilbeck, Donna Ford and Dorian-Gray Alexander

In Post-Katrina New Orleans, HIV Rates Have Fallen While PrEP and HIV Care Have Increased

Poverty, stigma and racial health disparities drive HIV rates that are among the nation's highest. But expanded Medicaid and PrEP access seem to have contributed to a recent drop in new cases.

By Tim Murphy
Marianne Williamson

Is Marianne Williamson's Record on AIDS as Great as She Claims?

As the 2020 presidential hopeful touts her HIV activist record, doubts remain as to whether her version of events is the full truth.

By Mathew Rodriguez
RAIN: Darlena Blackwell, Traye Gaines, Chelsea Gulden

HIV and the Charlotte Metro Area: What You Need to Know

In North Carolina, Greater Charlotte is booming, but income disparity, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids on immigrants, and spread-out service providers all create challenges to reversing HIV rates.

By Tim Murphy