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AIDS United Opposes Medicaid Block Grant Plan

The Trump administration announced Thursday a plan to allow states to convert Medicaid funding to block grants. Following the administration’s announcement, Carl Baloney Jr., vice president for policy and advocacy at AIDS United, decried the decision, saying the plan would drastically decrease health care access for the most vulnerable.


AIDS United Denounces Decision to Allow “Public Charge” Rule into Effect

AIDS United denounces the Supreme Court's decision to remove the stay on the "public charge" rule, allowing it to begin to be enacted in most of the U.S.


AIDS United Announces New Staff Appointments for 2020

AIDS United is pleased to announce recent staffing changes as we look to the work ahead in 2020 and beyond in the fight to end the HIV epidemic in the United States.


AIDS United Statement on the Passing of Representative Elijah Cummings

With great sadness, AIDS United joins the rest of the HIV community and the nation in mourning the death of Representative Elijah Cummings. During his 36 years of public service, Representative Cummings was a true champion for people living with and affected by HIV all across the United States, particularly those living in the West Baltimore neighborhoods that he called home.


AIDS United Statement Opposing the Trump Administration's Immigrant Health Insurance Mandate

AIDS United strongly condemns the Trump Administration's recent proclamation mandating the denial of visas to all immigrants seeking to enter the United States if they are unable to prove their ability to readily obtain health insurance or pay for the full cost of their healthcare.


AIDS United Statement on Historic Safehouse Court Victory

A district court ruled in favor of Safehouse in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice in a misguided and harmful attempt to stop it from becoming the first operating safer consumption space in the nation.


Nation’s Longest-Running HIV Policy Coalition Celebrates 35 Years and Honors Dr. Anthony S. Fauci for 35 Years of Leadership in HIV Policy and Research

AIDS United’s Public Policy Council (PPC) celebrates 35 years.


AIDS United Statement Opposing Final Public Charge Rule

AIDS United is strongly opposed to the final Public Charge rule released by the Trump Administration today that greatly increases roadblocks to an immigrant’s chances of obtaining US citizenship. The new rule expands the types of public programs that, if used, could harm an individual’s ability to achieve citizenship. The rule also allows US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to deem an immigrant “inadmissible on a health-related ground” for a variety of illnesses that often impact people living with and affected by HIV.


The Partnership to End HIV, STDs, and Hepatitis Statement on This Week’s Budget Deal

We are encouraged by the two-year budget agreement reached by the President and congressional leadership and urge Congress to pass the agreement so that we can significantly invest in our nation’s public health infrastructure and increase funding levels for HIV, STD, and hepatitis prevention programs in the final FY2020 appropriations bills.



Jesse Milan, Jr., J.D., president and CEO of AIDS United, has been appointed to the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Infectious Disease Board.

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