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JUL16

Trump Administration Further Undermines ACA with Massive Cuts to ACA Navigator Program & Federal Risk Adjustment Program

Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would make just $10 million in funding -- down from $36 million last year -- available for Affordable Care Act (ACA) patient navigators tasked with assisting people enroll in marketplace insurance plans.





JUL12

While No Cuts to HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Funding, FY2019 Labor-HHS Funding Bills Fall Short on Tackling Infectious Diseases Tied to Opioid Epidemic

Five of the nation’s leading organizations focused on ending the HIV, STD, and hepatitis epidemics in the United States – AIDS United, NASTAD, the National Coalition of STD Directors, NMAC, and The AIDS Institute – applaud the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for sustaining critical funding for HIV, STD, and hepatitis programs.





JUL10

AIDS UNITED STATEMENT ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO REALLOCATE RYAN WHITE FUNDING FOR CHILD SEPARATION TIED TO ZERO TOLERANCE BORDER POLICY

Statement from AIDS United CEO Jesse Milan, Jr. on reports that the Trump administration is seeking to reallocate funding meant for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to the Office of Refugee Resettlement to cover the costs associated with resettling children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border.





JUN25

Statement from HIV, STD & Hepatitis Policy Partnership on Meeting with CDC Director Robert Redfield

Last week, the executive directors of the National HIV, STD & Hepatitis Policy Partnership met with Robert Redfield, M.D., the new director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).





JUN15

AIDS United Opposes Anti-Safe Drug Consumption Site Policy Rider in House LHHS Appropriations Bill

AIDS United was troubled to see language in the House of Representative’s Labor, Health and Human Services and Financial Services and General Government Subcommittees' Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) appropriations bills that prohibits the use of Federal funding for the operation of a “supervised drug consumption facility,” which is commonly called a safer consumption site (SCS) in the field.





JUN13

26 HIV/AIDS Programs Across US Receive Funding for Interventions from The Fenway Institute and AIDS United’s Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance

The Evidence-Informed Interventions Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s HIV/AIDS Bureau and led by The Fenway Institute in partnership with AIDS United, has awarded 26 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipient organizations across the United States with up to $170,000 in funding per year through 2021.





JUN12

Nation’s Leading HIV, STD and Hepatitis Organizations Gravely Concerned by Trump Administration’s Refusal to Defend ACA

Five of the nation’s leading HIV, STD, and viral hepatitis organizations expressed grave concern today at the Trump Administration’s decision not to defend critical components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in legal challenges brought by the state of Texas.





MAY08

AIDS United’s Board Welcomes Cecilia Chung, Dr. June Gipson, and Dr. David Holtgrave

AIDS United is thrilled to announce the election of three new members – Cecilia Chung, Dr. June Gipson, and Dr. David Holtgrave -- to its Board of Trustees. Their appointments bring the total number of Trustees to 17 and significantly broadens the diversity and representation of communities most affected by HIV. These new trustees have a depth of experience in HIV advocacy, service delivery, and research that we will no doubt rely on heavily as we expand our work and impact and push closer to realizing our shared vision of an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.





APR18

AIDS United Statement on Warren, Cummings Introduction of Comprehensive Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Elijah Cummings introduced the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act of 2018, which would authorize significant, long-term funding for local strategies that reduce fatal overdoses, increase substance use treatment, and address the infectious disease consequences of the opioid crisis.





APR02

AIDS United Urges the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department to Reopen their Successful Syringe Access Program

AIDS United stands in support of the KCHD SSP as an essential community service and the antidote to – not the cause of – drug-related harm experienced by Charleston. AIDS United also stands ready to provide technical assistance and training to the Kanawha-Charleston leadership or public to help better understand harm reduction and the concerns raised by the closure of the program. We applaud the KCHD staff and volunteers and thank them for their strength under intense public scrutiny and controversy.






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