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Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators Convene in DC

Drs. Ron Valdiserri, Ellie McCance-Katz, and John Ward dicussing federal viral hepatitis initiatives with Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators from across the country.

Last week I had the opportunity to discuss the federal response to viral hepatitis with some of our key allies in the states: the CDC-funded Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators who had assembled in Washington, DC for the third National…

The Health Insurance Marketplace: What People with Medicare Need to Know

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Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older, people with End Stage Renal Disease, and younger adults with disabilities, is an important source of coverage for many people living with HIV. Over the past four weeks…

Social Media TA: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

New Media | October 29, 2013 Read the full post
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The 141st American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held November 2-6, 2013. The theme for the meeting is “Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World.” APHA provides a myriad of opportunities to learn…

More on how We’re Improving HealthCare.gov

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Cross-posted from HHS.gov Digital Strategy Blog

Over the last few days, we’ve shared updates with you on our tech surge and the steps we’re taking to ensure that HealthCare.gov gets better. Starting tomorrow and moving forward, we will also provide updates through regular blogs and CMS…

Together on the Pathways to Wellness: Recovery and Efforts to Strengthen Viral Hepatitis Services

Ronald Valdiserri

Throughout September’s observance of National Recovery Month, individuals, organizations, and communities across the nation celebrated recovery from mental health issues and addiction challenges. Given the significant role that drug-using behaviors can play in the transmission of viral hepatitis, and the fact…

A Technology Surge for HealthCare.gov

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Cross-posted from HHS.gov Digital Strategy Blog

Today, we are announcing key steps the Department is taking as part of a tech surge to continue to improve the consumer experience on HealthCare.gov. First, I am very pleased to announce we are bringing management expert and former CEO…

New Media Communication: Communicating about HIV and Viral Hepatitis in Complex Times

New Media | October 22, 2013 Read the full post
Meico Whitlock

Last month, the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors  (NASTAD) attended the fourth annual Plain Talk in Complex Times conference  in Arlington, Virginia. This year’s theme was “Communicating in a Time of Change.” The conference was hosted by the…

Doing Better: Making Improvements to HealthCare.gov

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Cross-posted from Doing Better: Making Improvements to HealthCare.gov

Over the past two and a half weeks, millions of Americans visited HealthCare.gov to look at their new health care options under the Affordable Care Act. In that time, nearly half a million applications for coverage have been submitted from…