Newsfeed : Coalition Seeks Increase in U.S. Sexual Health Care Services

POZ - Health, Life and HIV
Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:

Back to home » Newsfeed » May 2014

Most Popular Links
Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

15 Years Ago In POZ


More News

Click here for more news

Have news about HIV? Send press releases, news tips and other announcements to news@poz.com.


emailprint

May 6, 2014

Coalition Seeks Increase in U.S. Sexual Health Care Services

Despite being available at no cost through the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. the health care reform law, or ACA), recommended sexual health care services are not being used by more than half of all Americans, according to a statement by the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH).

As a result, NCSH has issued a call-to-action to increase such services nationwide. To further that goal, NCSH has launched a website with a downloadable guide to help Americans get such services. These resources provide action steps for good sexual health and charts of recommended services.

Recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, such services include HPV and hepatitis vaccination, as well as testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Under the ACA, insurers must cover task force recommendations.

NCSH consists of nearly 40 U.S. health and medical organizations, including the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health, the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) Center on HIV and Aging, the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers, and Project Inform.

To read the statement, click here.

Search: NCSH, sexual health, coalition


Scroll down to comment on this story.



Name:

(will display; 2-50 characters)

Email:

(will NOT display)

City:

(will display; optional)

Comment (500 characters left):

(Note: The POZ team reviews all comments before they are posted. Please do not include either ":" or "@" in your comment. The opinions expressed by people providing comments are theirs alone. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Smart + Strong, which is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by people providing comments.)

Comments require captcha.
Please enter this number for verification:

| Posting Rules



Show comments (0 total)

 
[Go to top]

Join POZ Facebook Twitter Google+ MySpace YouTube Tumblr Flickr
Quick Links
Current Issue

HIV Testing
Safer Sex
Find a Date
Newly Diagnosed
HIV 101
Disclosing Your Status
Starting Treatment
Help Paying for Meds
Search for the Cure
POZ Stories
POZ Opinion
POZ Exclusives
Read the Blogs
Visit the Forums
Job Listings
Events Calendar


    chipper52
    Palm Springs
    California


    romanticseattle
    Tacoma
    Washington


    latinpozdallas
    Dallas
    Texas


    clintonjrsyr
    syracuse
    New York
Click here to join POZ Personals!
Ask POZ Pharmacist

Talk to Us
Poll
Survey
Pop Watch

more surveys
Contact Us
We welcome your comments!
[ about Smart + Strong | about POZ | POZ advisory board | partner links | advertising policy | advertise/contact us | site map]
© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved. Terms of use and Your privacy.
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.