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HHS announces $60 million to help consumers navigate their health care coverage options in the Health Insurance Marketplace

Policy & Programs | September 11, 2014 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

The Affordable Care Act is working for millions of Americans who are able to access quality health coverage at a price they can afford, in large part because of the efforts of in-person assisters in local communities across the nation….

NBHAAD’s New Media Outreach Explodes Under “The New Normal”

New Media | September 9, 2014 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: This is the second post in our series looking at how social media has been used to support national health observances. As our readers plan for upcoming observance days including National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015, we encourage…

PACHA Appoints 11 New Members, Re-appoints 3

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At yesterday’s meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) in Washington, DC, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Wanda Jones, swore-in 11 new members and 3 re-appointed members. The PACHA provides advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary…

ONAP Town Halls in Oakland, San Francisco Identify Challenges, Progress on HIV

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Editor’s note: This week we continue our look back at some of the summer’s HIV/AIDS community highlights. Today we share reflections from our colleague Dr. Andrew Forsyth on two listening sessions held by the White House Office of National AIDS…

White House Meeting on HIV in the Southern United States

Ronald Valdiserri

Editor’s note: As summer winds down, we are looking back at some of the highlights of a busy summer in the HIV/AIDS field. Today we share reflections from Dr. Ron Valdiserri on a White House meeting on HIV in the…

Using Social Media and Technology for National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

New Media | September 2, 2014 Read the full post
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If your grandmother were to ask you for your Twitter handle or your grandfather wanted to become your Facebook friend, how would you respond? If you posted or tweeted messages related to HIV or AIDS awareness, education or testing among…

The Affordable Care Act supports patient-centered medical homes in health centers

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

Obama administration awards over $35 million to support facility improvements in 147 health centers nationwide to deliver better coordinated care Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $35.7 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 147 health centers…

Mental Health & HIV: What You Should Know

Guy Anthony

Will you still love me even when you discover my truth? As someone who has been living with HIV since 2007 and was recently diagnosed as having bi-polar disorder, I understand what it’s like to operate from an emotional deficit….