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The benefits of health insurance through the Marketplace

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov Blog

No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need medical care – like a doctor visit, a prescription drug, a lab test, physical therapy, or counseling – at some point. These services can be expensive. And if…

AIDSinfo Releases New Edition of HIV/AIDS Glossary Featuring the Addition of Images

New Media | August 25, 2015 Read the full post
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AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers access to many Federal HIV-related resources, including the AIDSinfo Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms, a guide to help people understand the complex terminology of HIV/AIDS. The glossary includes…

NEW WHITE HOUSE GUIDANCE – Transparency, Ownership, Accountability: Monitoring the Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: The Administration releases the Indicator Supplement — a companion document to the recently updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Last month, the Administration, led by the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 [PDF 2.3MB]…

NEW! White House Digital Initiative: “Letters to President Obama”

New Media | August 21, 2015 Read the full post
A letter from Natoma Canfield, an Ohio woman lacking health insurance, hangs on the wall in the hall between the Oval Office and the President Barack Obama's Private Office in the West Wing, June 28, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Editor’s Note: The White House has launched a new storytelling initiative on Tumblr , a micro-blogging platform and social networking website, to support efforts to post multimedia and other content on the web (see below). We encourage you to learn more about…

During National Health Center Week, HHS announces an additional $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 community health centers

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Cross-posted from HHS.gov

Contact: HRSA Press Office 301-443-3376 Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced on August 11 that $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto…

Why it’s time for the government to be part of the public conversation about health and health care

New Media | August 18, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS Idea Lab Blog

Editor’s Note: Susannah Fox is the Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She advises AIDS.gov on digital strategies. We encourage you to read her blog and follow her on Twitter: @SusannahFox . The public conversation…

Be a Part of the NIH Digital Summit on October 19th

New Media | August 13, 2015 Read the full post
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Have you heard? You can join the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Digital Summit on October 19th. The free, day-long event will highlight “how digital is being used by government agencies, clinicians, [caregivers], scientists, patients, and the public to communicate information…

TBT: Ryan White Grantees Help People with HIV #GetCovered

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It’s Throwback Thursday (TBT)! And with the 25th anniversary of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program approaching on August 18, we are reminded of this excellent video of how Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees assisted their clients to enroll in affordable,…