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Apr 7
Fool Us Once….TAG’s Tim Horn blogs: “We’re being duped by our government agencies. We’re being hoodwinked by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We’re being bamboozled by pharmaceutical companies and research networks. In the April issue of TAGline, we highlight several missteps in research and policy that have required advocacy to remedy and ensure that the jokes don’t remain on us.”

Fool Us Once….

TAG’s Tim Horn blogs: “We’re being duped by our government agencies. We’re being hoodwinked by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We’re being bamboozled by pharmaceutical companies and research networks. In the April issue of TAGline, we highlight several missteps in research and policy that have required advocacy to remedy and ensure that the jokes don’t remain on us.”

How the ACA Builds Barriers to HIV, Hep C TreatmentDiscriminatory practices by insurers, high drug prices from pharmaceutical companies and no clear federal guidelines for co-payments are to blame for those consistently costly plans under the Affordable Care Act.
And The Fair Pricing Coalition (FCP) has some recommendations to fix that.

How the ACA Builds Barriers to HIV, Hep C Treatment

Discriminatory practices by insurers, high drug prices from pharmaceutical companies and no clear federal guidelines for co-payments are to blame for those consistently costly plans under the Affordable Care Act.

And The Fair Pricing Coalition (FCP) has some recommendations to fix that.

Jan 2
A New Day in Health Care CoverageU.S. health secretary, Kathleen Sebelius on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and how to use your new insurance plan that went into effect this New Year’s Day.

A New Day in Health Care Coverage

U.S. health secretary, Kathleen Sebelius on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and how to use your new insurance plan that went into effect this New Year’s Day.

As of January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Obamacare”) requires all eligible Americans to obtain health coverage. POZ wants to know your thoughts on the ACA and how you get your health care covered.

As of January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Obamacare”) requires all eligible Americans to obtain health coverage. POZ wants to know your thoughts on the ACA and how you get your health care covered.

HIV Coalition Sees ‘Disturbing Trends’ in Health Care Reform31 HIV/AIDS groups are making claims that new government insurance plans are not covering all HIV drugs, discouraging HIV-positive people from enrolling, or that they are singling out all the ARVs with high co-pays. Eeesh.

HIV Coalition Sees ‘Disturbing Trends’ in Health Care Reform

31 HIV/AIDS groups are making claims that new government insurance plans are not covering all HIV drugs, discouraging HIV-positive people from enrolling, or that they are singling out all the ARVs with high co-pays. Eeesh.

Need Help Navigating the ACA?Greater than AIDS now has a new consumer web portal launched to specifically help people with HIV/AIDS navigate health care reform. Click here to check it out.

Need Help Navigating the ACA?

Greater than AIDS now has a new consumer web portal launched to specifically help people with HIV/AIDS navigate health care reform. Click here to check it out.

Oct 5
Red States Leave Many Poor Americans Out of ObamacareBecause of the 26 states that have refused to expand Medicaid in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare), 2/3 of African Americans as well as single mothers and over 1/2 of Americans earning low wages will be effectively shut out of access to insurance.Analyzing census data, the NYT found that 8 million Americans living in these states are too poor to qualify for federal subsidies for private plans, called marketplace plans, but not poor enough to qualify for traditional Medicaid, which can have rock-bottom income ceilings for entry.

Red States Leave Many Poor Americans Out of Obamacare

Because of the 26 states that have refused to expand Medicaid in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare), 2/3 of African Americans as well as single mothers and over 1/2 of Americans earning low wages will be effectively shut out of access to insurance.

Analyzing census data, the NYT found that 8 million Americans living in these states are too poor to qualify for federal subsidies for private plans, called marketplace plans, but not poor enough to qualify for traditional Medicaid, which can have rock-bottom income ceilings for entry.

Sep 4
The Affordable Care Act Finally Unrolls the Carpet: How you can find health insurance coverage for 2014.
This article will answer your questions on where to begin, what plans you qualify for,  how much everything will cost you & where to get assistance when health care reform rolls out this October. Don’t get left behind.

The Affordable Care Act Finally Unrolls the Carpet: How you can find health insurance coverage for 2014.

This article will answer your questions on where to begin, what plans you qualify for,  how much everything will cost you & where to get assistance when health care reform rolls out this October. Don’t get left behind.

Opinion: We Need to Talk About ObamaCare
There are a few questions that need to be answered before we can reap the fruits of this new law, such as: When do you sign up for coverage? How do you sign up? Who is eligible for coverage, and when does it begin?
The communications coordinator for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago explains the next steps for health care reform implementation.

Opinion: We Need to Talk About ObamaCare


There are a few questions that need to be answered before we can reap the fruits of this new law, such as: When do you sign up for coverage? How do you sign up? Who is eligible for coverage, and when does it begin?

The communications coordinator for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago explains the next steps for health care reform implementation.

Concerns by HIV Groups on Affordable Care Act Implementation
Many local HIV/AIDS groups that receive funding from the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program are worried their support may shrink as the the health care reform law is fully implemented in 2014.
To read more, click here.

Concerns by HIV Groups on Affordable Care Act Implementation

Many local HIV/AIDS groups that receive funding from the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program are worried their support may shrink as the the health care reform law is fully implemented in 2014.

To read more, click here.