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CMS Shares Information & Tools Regarding ACA Enrollment Deadline and Complex Cases

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Cross-posted from CMS email

Special Enrollment Periods in the Marketplace The deadline for open enrollment is March 31st. As the Administration said previously, those consumers who are in line by the March 31st deadline to complete enrollment, we will make sure you get covered….

Join Us for Launch of the Updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan on Thursday, April 3

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Next Thursday, April 3, 2014, we will launch the three-year update (2014-2016) of the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. The plan provides a framework around which both federal and nonfederal stakeholders from many sectors…

Health Affairs Press Briefing: The ACA and Vulnerable Americans Living with HIV/AIDS

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On March 11, the health policy journal Health Affairs  hosted a briefing at the National Press Club to highlight its March 2014 edition entitled, “The ACA and Vulnerable Americans: HIV/AIDS; Jails .” The volume features a number of economic and modeling analyses…

CDC & HRSA Advance Efforts to Support Integrated State HIV Plans

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In a recent joint letter [PDF 28KB] to grantees, leadership of HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) and CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) re-affirmed their support for integrated HIV prevention and care planning groups and activities. They also announced a common 2016…

What They’re Saying: Douglas M. Brooks as the New Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy

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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

After President Obama announced [Monday] that Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, would lead the Office of National AIDS Policy, HIV/AIDS organizations from around the country announced their support. They echoed the President’s words when he said, “Douglas’s policy expertise combined with his extensive experience…

Join the YTH Social Media Lounge

New Media | March 25, 2014 Read the full post
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This April, those working in youth advocacy, health and technology will gather at the youth + health + tech (YTH) Live Conference . Taking place on April 6-8 in San Francisco, this conference showcases new technologies that are advancing the health…

Open Enrollment Ends in 6 Days, Lots of Help Available

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov

HIV community members and those seeking coverage — remember that there are multiple ways for people to get help finding coverage in the final 6 days of the Affordable Care Act’s first Open Enrollment period, which ends next Monday, March…

World TB Day: The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Is Vital to a Future Without Tuberculosis

Global | March 24, 2014 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from U.S Department of State Official Blog

Today, Monday, March 24, 2014, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) joins the international community in commemorating World TB Day and those who have lost their lives to this terrible disease; TB is second only to HIV/AIDS…