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Get Covered, Stay Covered! Tips for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients

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Health insurance marketplaces across the country – including Healthcare.gov – are open for business as of November 15! The Affordable Care Enrollment Technical Assistance Center (ACE TA Center) works with Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees and providers to help diverse clients get enrolled in health coverage, and has these recommendations for clients: Stay Covered. If…

Don’t Miss Our Nov. 24 Webinar on Health Insurance Marketplace Outreach Enrollment for Those at Risk for and Living with HIV

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As part of our World AIDS Day activities, AIDS.gov is hosting a webinar, Toward an AIDS-free Generation: Healthcare Outreach and Enrollment for People Living with HIV, on Monday, November 24, 2014 from 2:00-2:45pm (ET). Designed for HIV service providers, community-based organizations, Federal staff, and other stakeholders this webinar will focus on open enrollment and the…

Conversations in 2014: HIV Care and Treatment

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As partners around the world gear up for the annual observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, we at AIDS.gov are taking a moment to look back on some of our 2014 blog posts that we thought were particularly important.  Today, we share some of our blogs about efforts to enhance the treatment and…

Great American Smokeout: Opportunity for PLWH Who Smoke to Make a Plan to Quit

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Tomorrow is the Great American Smokeout , an annual observance organized by the American Cancer Society on the third Thursday of November, to encourage smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. Because of the high prevalence of smoking among people living with…

HIV and Smoking: A dangerous cocktail

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The CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign tells the stories of real people who experienced the challenges and rewards of quitting smoking. One of those stories is about Brian, a former smoker who has HIV. His story shows how smoking cigarettes can intensify the health risks of HIV, even for people who have their condition…

Lessons Learned Over Lunch with my Mentor: First Annual Viiv Youth Summit

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Last month, I attended Viiv Healthcare’s First Annual Youth Summit  and 16th Community Summit in Miami, Florida. The Youth Summit gathered 28 young people aged 18-30 from around the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico to collaborate and share ideas on how we can end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Panel discussions and workshops were designed to equip…

Nov. 24 Webinar on Health Insurance Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment for People At Risk for and Living with HIV: Register Today!

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The 2015 open enrollment period to sign up for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace—beginning November 15, 2014 and running through February 15, 2015—offers an important opportunity for the HIV community. As part of our World AIDS Day activities, AIDS.gov is hosting a webinar, Toward an AIDS-free Generation: Healthcare Outreach and Enrollment for People…

5 Things to know about Marketplace Open Enrollment – Starts Saturday Nov 15

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Open Enrollment is the period when you can sign up for or renew a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open Enrollment for 2015 coverage starts November 15, 2014 – just 3 days away. Here are 5 important things to know: 2015 Open Enrollment lasts from November 15, 2014, to February 15, 2015. You…