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CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their…

Conversations from CROI 2015: CDC’s Dr. John Ward on Hepatitis C

i Hepatitis C was in the spotlight last week at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections  (CROI) in Seattle. So Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. John Ward, Director of CDC’s Division…

Free AIDSinfo Drug App: HIV-Related Drug Information for Health Care Providers and Consumers

New Media | March 3, 2015 Read the full post
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Healthcare providers and consumers need HIV-related drug information and, increasingly, they depend on mobile devices to access that information. AIDSinfo is meeting both needs with the release of the AIDSinfo Drug App. Using data from the AIDSinfo Drug Database, the…

The HIV Test at 30: More Essential Than Ever

Cross-posted from The Huffington Post Blog

Early in the AIDS epidemic, there was so much we didn’t know — what caused the disease, how it was spread or how to treat it. But, once scientists were able to isolate and establish a virus — HIV —…

In case you missed it: Two Video Interviews from CROI 2015

Research | February 27, 2015 Read the full post

Editor’s Note: Earlier this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015), we released 2 video interviews by ​Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases. The first video was an interview with Dr. Jonathon Mermin, Director of…

Resources to Help Consumers Use Their New Healthcare Coverage

Looking for ways to assist people in your community to use their new healthcare coverage? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Coverage to Care initiative offers several resources, including videos, to help people with new health care coverage…

Final CROI 2015 Highlights from NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach

Research | February 27, 2015 Read the full post

As the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  in Seattle came to a close on Thursday, February 26, we spoke again with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases…

Conversations from CROI 2015: Dr. Laura Cheever

Research | February 27, 2015 Read the full post
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Colleagues from HRSA and CDC collaborated on a poster presented at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  last week that demonstrated the effectiveness of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. We had the opportunity to discuss these research findings with…