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

Policy & Programs | September 15, 2016 Read the full post
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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)….

REPRIEVE Trial To Host Second Twitter Chat, #HIVAgingChat

New Media | September 13, 2016 Read the full post
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Thanks to advances in effective HIV treatment, people living with HIV have the potential to live a nearly normal lifespan. In addition, more people living with HIV are receiving treatment earlier, which allows them to live longer, healthier lives. This…

#2016USCA: Friend, Follow, and Engage with

New Media | September 12, 2016 Read the full post
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The team is looking forward to supporting the 20th year celebration of the U.S. Conference on AIDS  (#2016USCA ). As one of our program goals is to use digital technology to amplify HIV resources anytime and anywhere, our digital activities…

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

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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…

What’s Your Story?

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Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy - Blog

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…

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

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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…

Promote your event on Facebook to increase attendance, buzz, and visibility

New Media | September 6, 2016 Read the full post
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Are you using Facebook to spread the word about your special events? Whether it’s a National HIV Testing Day event, a World AIDS Day vigil, or your annual fundraiser, Facebook can be an effective way to increase exposure, engagement, and…

Medicaid expansion lowers Marketplace premiums by 7 percent

Cross-posted from HHS Press Office - Released on August 25, 2016

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…