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AIDS Alliance Website Link

Click on the following URL link to be redirected to the official AIDS Alliance website: www.aids-alliance.org

President Obama’s Budget Maintains Strong Commitment to Domestic HIV and Hepatitis Programs

February 2, 2015 

The budget President Obama released demonstrates his strong commitment to ending infectious diseases by increasing funding for HIV and hepatitis prevention at the CDC and maintaining funding for lifesaving HIV health care and medications for those who cannot afford them in the United States. 

President's Budget

Aetna Agrees to Significantly Reduce Patient Costs

March 26, 2015

The AIDS Institute welcomes a major announcement by Aetna that it will significantly reduce patient costs for HIV medications nationwide in the qualified health plan marketplace. To view our press release, click below. 

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The AIDS Institute Submits Written Testimony to the Senate Appropriations Health Committee

March 31, 2015

We have made great progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, but we are still far from achieving zero new HIV infections, an AIDS-free generation, and eradicating viral hepatitis. We now have the tools, but we need continued leadership from Congress and the necessary resources to realize our goals. To view our testimony, click the PDF link below

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Coventry Health Care agreement

Below is the agreement signed by Coventry Health Care 

Comparison of 2013 and 2014 Part B Supplemental Awards

Below is a comparison between 2013 and 2014 Ryan White Part B Supplemental awards by state.  For each state we provided the 2013 and 2014 award and calculated the difference between each year in both absolute and percentage terms.  We also calculated the percentage each state received of the national total amount of funds.

2015 Review of Florida Qualified Health Plans (QHPs)

Below is The AIDS Institute's review of 2015 Florida Qualified Health Plans

AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition FY2016 Funding Requests

Below is the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition's (ABAC) fiscal year 2016 funding requests for federal HIV/AIDS programs. 

279 Patient Groups Applaud Proposed Changes to Essential Health Benefits

December 19, 2014 -- Today, the “I Am (Still) Essential” coalition of patient groups sent a letter signed by 279 organizations to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell applauding the recently released Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 which, once finalized, define Essential Health Benefits (EHB) for Qualified Health Plans (

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