TAI In The News

The AIDS Institute comments on Cigna mail-order suit

April 29, 2015 -- Following a string of complaints aimed at eradicating discrimination against HIV patients by the nation’s major health insurers, a Fort Lauderdale resident has sued Cigna, claiming that the insurer forces HIV patients to obtain their medications solely through mail-order.  Carl Schmid, our Deputy Executive Director, says patient privacy is at risk in the mail-order system, particularly when medications are sent to homes, apartment complexes or even the workplace.  

The AIDS Institute's Carl Schmid on C-SPAN to discuss the Ryan White Program

August 12, 2014 - Discussion of The AIDS Institute's advocacy work and securing federal HIV funding. Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, interviewed about HIV/AIDS funding and advocacy. Click here to watch the video.

Roll Call: Protecting the Ryan White Program

August 12, 2014 -- "The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program...is the safety net that provides treatment to those who, without the program, would never be able to afford the life-saving medications available today." -- Click here to read the article.

Future of Ryan White program not clear

July 31, 2014 - “When Jeanne [White-Ginder] came to Washington in 1990 to help pass the original program, she never dreamed of its...importance to people living with HIV and AIDS.”

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