HIV Policy & Programs

Facebook Live: Opening Day Highlights from 2016 U.S. Conference on AIDS

USCA 2016 - Ken and Kaye - FB Live - resized Sep 2016

On the opening day of the 2016 U.S. Conference on AIDS in Hollywood, Florida, we joined Kaye Hayes and Ken Williams for a conversation via Facebook Live. Kaye is the Executive Director of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Ken is a blogger (“Ken Like Barbie”) , speaker, and activist. Ken’s story is also…

USCA Workshop Series Will Highlight SMAIF-Supported Programming Serving Minority Communities

Tim Harrison - cropped May 2016

Next week, OHAIDP will participate in the 20th U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA)  in Hollywood, Florida. Organized by NMAC, this annual event brings together public health workers, advocates, policy makers, and people living with HIV to share their creative new ideas and bold strategies for achieving the goals of our National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). OHAIDP…

What’s Your Story?

NHAS Story collection image - resized Sep 2016

Summary: ONAP wants to hear how you are implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in your community. A few weeks ago, I put out a call for your stories. The National HIV/AIDS Strategy [PDF 2.18 MB] is our national roadmap, and we need to know how the Strategy is being implemented all over the country, by stakeholders of all…

CMS Awards Consumer Assistance Funding to Support 2017 Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment

CMS logo cropped June 2016

With open enrollment for 2017 only a few weeks away, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced $63 million in Navigator grant awards to returning and new organizations.  These awards will support local in-person assistance to help consumers navigate, shop, and enroll in the wide variety of Marketplace coverage options. “We are committed…

Medicaid expansion lowers Marketplace premiums by 7 percent

Medicaid Expansion Report

New analysis finds Medicaid expansion brings down Marketplace rates – another benefit on top of gains for low-income individuals and state economies Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report showing that expanding Medicaid lowers Marketplace premiums by about 7 percent in those states. “Today’s report identifies yet another group that…

NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Discusses HIV Treatment Science at 2016 Ryan White Conference

Facebook Live with Carl Dieffenbach

As the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment wound down in Washington, DC, NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach and his colleague Anne Rancourt joined us for a conversation on Facebook Live about HIV treatment. They discussed what scientists now know about the benefits of HIV treatment and when people diagnosed with HIV…

Facebook Live Conversations with HRSA Leaders about PLWH Leadership, Housing, and More from 2016 Ryan White Conference

HRSA’s Harold Phillips and Letitia Robinson

Federal HIV leaders from HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA/HAB) joined us to share highlights with us on Thursday, August 25, the third day of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment . HRSA’s Antigone Dempsey chatted with Douglas Brooks about the importance of public leadership by people living with HIV in our national…

2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment: Day Three Recap

By the numbers

Innovative practices in HIV care, treatment, and prevention took center stage during day three of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment in Washington, DC. The day kicked off with a panel plenary session that featured Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grant recipients and…