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Register Today for Webinar on Viral Hepatitis: Opportunities for Faith-based Groups

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NOTE: This webinar has been postponed. Watch this blog for an update on the new date and time. The HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (Partnership Center) and the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) are co-sponsoring a…

Seizing the Opportunity to “End the Scourge of HIV/AIDS

Richard J. Wolitski, Ph.D., Acting Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, HHS

“Right now, we’re on track to end the scourge of HIV/AIDS. That’s within our grasp.”—President Barack Obama The power of those words really struck me when I heard President Obama say them in his final State of the Union address last…

Eight in 10 Marketplace customers in HealthCare.gov states qualify for a tax credit with an average value of nearly $300 per month

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

People who reenrolled saved $43 per month on average by shopping and switching plans According to a new report released today, more than 8 in 10 people (83 percent) who selected or were automatically enrolled in a 2016 plan through…

NAESM 2016: #LIVEIT #BEIT #OWNIT

New Media | January 21, 2016 Read the full post
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The National AIDS Education & Services for Minorities (NAESM) has served the HIV community for almost 25 years–and we wanted to highlight their conference, the National African American Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS and Other Disparities, which is currently underway in…

Making Sure African-Americans Get Covered

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

Summary: As we approach the end of Open Enrollment on January 31, make sure to talk to your friends and family about finding affordable health coverage. In every community across the country, the Affordable Care Act is helping to make…

Fact Sheet from the Departments of the Treasury and Health and Human Services on Preparing for Tax Season

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

As tax filing season begins, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Treasury Department are once again putting in place resources to help tax filers understand how health care intersects with their taxes. Reporting information about health…

Meet the HHS Regional Resource Consultants

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  For more than 15 years, the Regional Resource Network Program (RRNP) has provided innovative strategies for and support to regional, state, and local HIV prevention education, outreach, and stigma reduction efforts. The RRNP is funded by the Secretary’s Minority…

#SomosSocial: Bilingual Twitter Chats—How to Do Them Effectively

New Media | January 19, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DigitalGov

Editor’s Note: Twitter Chats are a way to engage with your audience members on Twitter, in real-time. On January 5th, AIDS.gov and others participated in a #SaludTues Twitter chat discussing the importance of Latino Americans obtaining health insurance under the…