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CMS Office of Minority Health Releases Updated Index of Marketplace, Medicare and Medicaid Resources in Multiple Languages


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) has released an updated Index of CMS Resources by Language [PDF 2.9MB]. This resource provides English and non-English speakers access to information about the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare and Medicaid in 19 different languages. Each language includes key messages, public service announcements (PSAs),…

New Media Presentation at Office of Minority Health Leadership Summit

This week is the Office of Minority Health’s Third Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health. gave a pre-summit workshop (more details to come on Tuesday about that) and a presentation about innovative strategies for public health. View today’s presentation on Slideshare and we’ll post more information on Tuesday.

World AIDS Day 2016: Leadership. Commitment. Impact.


It’s been 35 years since the first recognition of what would become the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. In the decades since, much progress has been made, but as a global community, we have not yet achieved our collective goal of a world free of HIV. This World AIDS Day, the HHS Office of Minority Health joins…

#NLAAD is Social

NLAAD 2016 group shot -resized

On October 15, many communities will mark National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), a day to recognize the significant impact of HIV on Latino individuals and to encourage HIV testing and care. You may notice a change in the name of the observance this year. “Latinx” (pronounced La-teen-ex) is a gender-neutral alternative to Latino/Latina. The…

SMAIF in Spotlight at U.S. Conference on AIDS

USCA 2016 SMAIF session 1 - resized

As the 2016 U.S. Conference on AIDS got underway in Hollywood, Florida, on September 16, one of the first workshops put a spotlight on several activities supported by the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF). Several presentations by federal colleagues and grant recipients demonstrated the reach and impact that SMAIF is having in responding to…

Digital Stories: Health Equity Change Makers

OMH Changemakers - resized July 2016)

Editor’s Note: This project is an example of digital storytelling!  Please share Margot’s story below as an HIV prevention advocate/peer counselor for women living with HIV. Use and share the Health Equity Change Makers toolkit and #ImAChangeMaker .   Through Health Equity Change Makers, the Office of Minority Health is sharing compelling personal stories that…

250+ Sites Participate in National PrEP Listening Session with the White House and HHS

Man holding PrEP/Blue Pill

Community representatives from around the country were recently invited to provide input on improving access to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and strengthening PrEP delivery systems in the United States. More than 250 sites participated in the national listening session that yielded many thoughtful suggestions from a diverse variety of community stakeholders. PrEP—a daily pill that…

Speakers Announced for June 20 Listening Session on PrEP

PrEP webinar - man with pill - cropped May 2016

Fourteen organizations will provide comments on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) during a community listening session next Monday, June 20, 2016 hosted by the HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP), the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, and the HHS Office of Minority Health.  The session will be conducted via webinar  from…