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Last chance to sign up for 2016 health coverage is January 31

Cross-posted from Blog

Time is running out if you still need health coverage for 2016. Only a few days remain before the final January 31 deadline to enroll at IMPORTANT If you miss the deadline, you may have to wait another year to…

AIDSinfo Guidelines App Provides Access to HIV Treatment Information at the Point of Care

New Media | January 26, 2016 Read the full post

AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the go-to site for federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice treatment guidelines. To meet health care providers’ expectation for mobile access to the guidelines, AIDSinfo has released a new…

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


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 states qualify for a tax credit with an average value of nearly $300 per month financial help
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…


New Media | January 21, 2016 Read the full post

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…