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Oxiris Barbot

Health Advocates Are Furious Over the Resignation of NYC’s Health Commissioner

They say that Mayor Bill de Blasio sidelined her expertise by handing off crucial COVID-19 case tracing to another city agency.

By Tim Murphy
Ben in pill bottle

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
AIDS:COVID-19

COVID-19 and HIV Are Not the Same. But They’re Similar in Many Ways That Matter.

Instead of fighting over memes, we should all be fighting for a better government response.

By Mathew Rodriguez
Cuomo press briefing

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Used His Coronavirus “Hero” Status to Slash the Health Care Budget

Cuomo strong-armed $2.5 billion in Medicaid cuts even after COVID-19 started breaking his state’s health system.

By Tim Murphy
Capitol night

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
California State Capitol building

California Moves to End HIV Discrimination in Life and Disability Insurance Coverage

HIV will be considered a chronic condition, like others, in insurance underwriting decisions.

By Larry Buhl
Joe Biden superimposed over Capitol building

Can Joe Biden End the HIV Epidemic?

Joe Biden is a friend to the HIV community. But ending the epidemic might be out of reach for a Biden administration, despite his personal pledge to pursue it.

By George Fistonich
Sen. Amy Klobuchar superimposed over Capitol building

Can Amy Klobuchar End the HIV Epidemic?

HIV prevention specialist Damon L. Jacobs argues that by building on her strengths, Sen. Klobuchar could make headway in fighting the United States HIV epidemic.

By Damon L. Jacobs, L.M.F.T.
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