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Back To The Future?


I’m always a bit of a basket case when World AIDS Day comes around each year. The day, which usually stretches into a week’s worth of events for me, stirs up a complex set of emotions in me. The memories…

Extended opportunity for Jan 1 coverage: Sign up by December 19

Cross-posted from Blog

Because of extraordinary demand at and our Marketplace Call Center, we’re extending the deadline to sign up for January 1 coverage until 11:59 p.m. PST on December 19. Hundreds of thousands have already selected plans over the last few…

Don’t miss the Dec 15 deadline for Jan 1 coverage!

Cross-posted from Blog

Time is running out! You only have until December 15, 2016 to sign up for or update your current Marketplace health insurance plan, so it’ll take effect January 1, 2017. 3 reasons to sign up now Don’t miss a day…

New HIV Prevention Model Published


Starting before I came to HHS in January 2016, I had the pleasure of being a part of discussions about the development of an HIV prevention model that would complement the HIV care continuum. This work was initiated under the…

New Federal Actions Discussed at National PrEP Summit


Earlier this month at a national summit on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, I had the opportunity to share some highlights of federal activities to support scaling up this important HIV prevention tool as well as my personal perspectives as…

Are Chatbots the Next mHealth Frontier?

New Media | December 13, 2016 Read the full post
Cross-posted from Digital Gov Blog

Editor’s Note: Chatbot Basics –  A chatbot is a messaging tool designed to simulate a conversation or interaction. Chatbots rely on Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to process information and respond to user inputs. These are often…

Join CDC’s Vital Signs Town Hall Teleconference!

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Join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the next Vital Signs Town Hall Teleconference! CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support hosts a monthly teleconference about the topic of the latest CDC Vital Signs report….

Don’t miss out on savings & new plans: Update and compare by Dec 15

Cross-posted from Blog

If you have 2016 Marketplace insurance and want coverage for 2017, your best bet is to update your 2017 health insurance application with your expected income and household information for the year ahead – even if you want to keep…