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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A Texas Court Ruled Providers Can Discriminate Against Trans People and Those Seeking Abortion Care. Here's What's Next.

When the Trump administration didn't move to finalize its anti-trans, anti-abortion rule on the Affordable Care Act, a Texas judge stepped in to move the needle for it.