HIV Testing

The AIDS Institute Encourages Individuals to Take Control and Get Tested On National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2014

“Early treatment is an essential part of the prevention strategy...” explained Michael Ruppal, Executive Director of The AIDS Institute. “It works to reduce viral load and the less virus in the body, the less chance that transmission will occur.”

HIV Testing Reimbursement Group Letter to Office of National HIV/AIDS Policy Regarding HIV Care Continuum Initiative

September 25, 2013

"The HIV Care Continuum Initiative is a critical step towards advancing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The HIV Testing Reimbursement Access Working Group, subcommittee of the Federal AIDS Policy Partnership, urges you to consider the role of HIV testing as the Initiative is further delineated."

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July Update: The AIDS Institute Issues Coverage Guide for National HIV Testing Day

The Coverage Guide has been updated for July. Please click here: Coverage Guide or click the PDF below

HIV Testing Group Letter to HHS Secretary Regarding Implementing USPSTF Grade Change for Routine HIV Screening

June 7, 2013

"There are several steps the Department can take to ensure that federally funded health care providers and payers, such as Medicare and Medicaid, cover routine HIV testing now that the USPSTF has changed its grade."

Click here to read the letter.

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