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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

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…

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…

LIVE from Facebook, It’s! Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

New Media | August 30, 2016 Read the full post
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Since 2007, has been producing video blog interviews with federal and community thought leaders at conferences and meetings in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about managing production and handling the challenges of coordinating filming,…

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

Research | August 26, 2016 Read the full post
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…

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…

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

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…