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HOPWA Formula Modernization Reflects Current HIV Trends

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Director’s Note from Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., Director, HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy: We know that people living with HIV who have unstable housing have poorer health outcomes and are at greater risk for transmitting HIV. I conducted…

Dates & deadlines for 2017 health insurance

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Cross-posted from Heathcare.gov

You can enroll in or change 2017 Marketplace health insurance right now. Important dates to note: November 1, 2016: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage…

Join The Listening Session To Address HIV In The Transgender Community On December 8, 2016 – Open Call For Speakers!

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On Thursday, December 8, 2016, the HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) will host a community listening session on strategies for improving HIV prevention and care for transgender women of color. The session will be conducted via…

The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

New Media | November 8, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: Take a look at how we plan to preserve and pass on the digital history of the Obama administration. President Obama is the first “social media president”: the first to have @POTUS on Twitter , the first to go…

What is SMAIF?

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In September, during the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA), AIDS.gov shared information about and launched new web pages that describe the work of the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF). SMAIF funds innovative projects to improve HIV prevention and care…

Open Enrollment Begins November 1

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Cross-posted from White House Blog

Summary: The ACA helps pave the way to increased health coverage for people living with HIV. The cost of health care can make engaging and remaining in care difficult for people living with HIV.  Beginning November 1, individuals across the…

Enroll in 2017 health insurance coverage now!

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov

The Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business! Starting today, you can apply for 2017 health insurance coverage for the first time — or renew, change, or update your current health plan for 2017. How to get 2017 health insurance…

Webinar Recap: Snaps and Stripes—Sharing Public Service Stories with Snapchat

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Cross-posted from DigitalGov Blog

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog by DigitalGov highlights how government communicators are engaging with millenials via Snapchat. AIDS.gov prioritizes using digital tools to amply HIV messages within communities of color and then, sharing with you what we learn. If you’d like…