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The Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for the United States, released by HHS, offers a road map for the next five years.
“We stand ready for the fight and are happy to have an ally in the White House.”
AIDS groups counter that such a move is “deeply harmful and even illegal.”
Hepatitis A and B can be prevented with vaccines, and hepatitis C can be cured with antiviral treatment.
A coalition of LGBT groups sues the Trump administration over the rule. The lawsuit is “Whitman-Walker Clinic v. HHS.”
But it comes with deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, cancer funds and other health and science programs.
As sexually transmitted infections spike to all-time highs, these 17 advocacy groups join forces to reverse the trend.
37 state Medicaid programs continue to restrict access to lifesaving medication—despite medical guidelines telling them not to.
Efforts to control viral hepatitis are falling behind, in part because of the growing opioid epidemic and homelessness crisis.
Older people who learn they have HIV are likely to have been positive for 4.5 years—the longest diagnosis delay of any age group.
The change targets LGBT people and those with chronic conditions. Here’s how patient groups and Lambda Legal respond.
The Trump administration had proposed changing which meds were covered, including HIV and cancer drugs.
Insurance companies can no longer implement harmful co-pay accumulator policies.
PACHA had been empty over a year, after everyone quit or was fired by Trump.
A statement from the Partnership to End HIV, STDs and Hepatitis
The proposal calls for new funds to end HIV in the U.S. But it also seeks massive cuts to domestic and global HIV programs.
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