The Fair Pricing Coalition is working with pharmaceutical companies to ensure fair prices for new HIV drugs on par with those of older medications.
The lack of Medicaid expansion in the South is creating worse racial disparities in the U.S., according to researchers and medical providers discussing the HIV care cascade at CROI 2018.
If you are living with HIV or AIDS in the U.S., you might be eligible for financial aid. The Social Security Administration offers monthly disability benefits for people in need.
Donated by Gilead Sciences, the $1 million fund to help HIV organizations impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma was announced at the opening of the 21st annual U.S. Conference on AIDS in Washington, D.C.
With the approval this month of two drugs to treat hepatitis C in children, these often overlooked victims of the opioid epidemic have a better chance at a cure.
Due to the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), in just two years the proportion of people living with HIV in care covered by Medicaid increased from 36% to 42% and the proportion that were uninsured fell from 18% to 14%.
A new policy brief outlines the essential elements of a revised national health insurance strategy to ensure that LGBT people and people living with HIV have broad access to health insurance.
"Drug prices are too high and your access to your drugs is in danger. So, wake up and get ready!" says Lynda Dee of the Fair Pricing Coalition.
"Insurance problems abound that relentlessly devour staff time and energy and threaten the health of our patients," Keith Henry, M.D., writes.