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Updates
How the ACA Changes Pathways to Insurance Coverage for People with HIV
Jennifer Kates, Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, September 18, 2012. A perspective on how the Affordable Care Act will affect insurance coverage and care for people with HIV in the United States, as the options expand into 2014.
Medicaid and HIV: A National Analysis
Kaiser Family Foundation, October 2011. [PDF, 1.61MB] This report examines Medicaid's current role in providing health coverage for people with HIV and provides an important baseline for monitoring the impact of health reform in expanding coverage to this population beginning in 2014.
New Data on Federal HIV/AIDS Funding for States
New data available on federal funding from Statehealthfacts.org. Collected with the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), these data are available by state and for the nation, and represent the most current information on federal funding streams for HIV/AIDS in the United States.
The ADAP Watch
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), February 17, 2012. [PDF, 182K] A list of states with waiting lists and other cost-containment measures for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, as of February 16, 2012.
U.S. Federal Funding for HIV/AIDS: The President's FY 2013 Budget Request
Kaiser Family Foundation, February 17, 2012. [PDF, 492K] This fact sheet provides an overview of federal funding for HIV/AIDS in the President's Fiscal Year 2013 budget request, with key funding highlights for domestic and global HIV/AIDS programs and comparisons over time.
Journal Articles
Optimizing Resource Allocation in United States AIDS Drug Assistance Programs
Linas BP, Zheng H, Losina E, Rockwell A, Walensky RP, Cranston K, Freedberg KA. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Nov 15;43(10):1357-64. Epub 2006 Oct 17.
The Lifetime Cost of Current Human Immunodeficiency Virus Care in the United States
Schackman BR, Gebo KA, Walensky RP, Losina E, Muccio T, Sax PE, Weinstein MC, Seage GR 3rd, Moore RD, Freedberg KA. Med Care. 2006 Nov;44(11):990-997.
Distribution of Health Care Expenditures for HIV-Infected Patients
Chen RY, Accortt NA, Westfall AO, Mugavero MJ, Raper JL, Cloud GA, Stone BK, Carter J, Call S, Pisu M, Allison J, Saag MS. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Apr 1;42(7):1003-10.
The Link Between Public and Private Insurance and HIV-Related Mortality
Bhattacharya J, Goldman D, Sood N. J Health Econ. 2003 Nov;22(6):1105-22.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
Medicaid and HIV: A National Analysis
Kaiser Family Foundation, October 2011. [PDF, 1.61MB] This report examines Medicaid's current role in providing health coverage for people with HIV and provides an important baseline for monitoring the impact of health reform in expanding coverage to this population beginning in 2014.
The ADAP Watch
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), February 17, 2012. [PDF, 182K] A list of states with waiting lists and other cost-containment measures for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, as of February 16, 2012.
U.S. Federal Funding for HIV/AIDS: The President's FY 2013 Budget Request
Kaiser Family Foundation, February 17, 2012. [PDF, 492K] This fact sheet provides an overview of federal funding for HIV/AIDS in the President's Fiscal Year 2013 budget request, with key funding highlights for domestic and global HIV/AIDS programs and comparisons over time.
The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resource Emergency (CARE) Act: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Current Law and Reauthorization Proposals
Kaiser Family Foundation, November 3, 2006. [PDF, 222K] Offers an overview of key provisions in the current Ryan White CARE Act compared to reauthorization proposals provided by the White House and Congress.
Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act Fact Sheet
Kaiser Family Foundation, November 3, 2006. [PDF, 219K] Provides an overview of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act, the largest HIV-specific federal grant program in the United States.
Ryan White Care Act: Improved Oversight Needed to Ensure AIDS Drug Assistance Programs Obtain Best Prices for Drugs
U.S. Government Accountability Office, April 2006. [PDF, 1.7MB]
National ADAP Monitoring Project: Annual Report 2006
Kaiser Family Foundation, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, March 2006. [PDF, 2.5MB]
The Role of Part D for People With HIV/AIDS: Coverage and Cost of Antiretrovirals Under Medicare Drug Plans
Kaiser Family Foundation, August 3, 2006. [PDF, 557K]
State Medicare Part D Transitional and Emergency Coverage
National Conference of State Legislatures, May 12, 2006. This table summarizes actions implemented in 31 states on an emergency or transitional basis to assist those who are legally entitled to benefits under the new Medicare Part D program.
Achieving an HIV-Free Generation: Recommendations for a New American HIV Strategy
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, December 2005. [PDF, 9.8MB]
CAEAR Coalition Response to HHS Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization Principles
Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief (CAEAR), August 2005. [PDF, 71K]
The Next Wave in AIDS Care: Reauthorizing the Ryan White CARE Act 2005-2010
The AIDS Insititute, April 2005. [PDF, 66K]
Strengthening the Ryan White CARE Act: Recommendations for the 2005 Reauthorization of the CARE Act from the American Academy of HIV Medicine and the HIV Medicine Association
American Academy of HIV Medicine and the HIV Medicine Association, March 8, 2005.
Financing HIV/AIDS Care: A Quilt with Many Holes
Jennifer Kates. Kaiser Family Foundation, May 2004.
Trends in U.S. Funding for HIV/AIDS: 1981-2004
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, March 2004.
Prescription Drug Coverage for Medicare Beneficiaries: A Summary of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, December 10, 2003. [PDF, 249K]
Newsletter Articles
Medicare Bill Offers Little to AIDS Beneficiaries Until 2006
hiv quality care news, November-December 2003. [PDF, 52K]
Patient and Community Education
Health Care Advocacy and Information: MEDICARE PART D
Project Inform.
Links
Access Project
Contains information about medications available for HIV and AIDS through Medicaid, AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), and pharmaceutical industry sponsored patient assistance and expanded access programs.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Formerly the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). Extensive resources from the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
Gay Men's Health Crisis: Medicaid
FAQs and links.
HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Dept. of Health and Human Services
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bullet.gifRyan White Care Act
Includes tools for grantees and special initiatives.
HIVnet
Web-based tool from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that provides statistics on medical resource utilization by persons with HIV infection. Users may analyze data on outpatient and inpatient services and associated costs according to a wide array of factors including age group, race/ethnicity, type of insurance/insurance status, HIV risk group, and whether or not the patients used protease inhibitors.
Kaiser Family Foundation
bullet.gifKaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
bullet.gifMedicare Policy Project
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Legal Information Institute: Medicaid Law
Federal statutes and recent federal and state court decisions affecting Medicaid. From Cornell University School of Law.
National Academy for State Health Policy
Nonprofit forum of and for state health policy leaders from the executive and legislative branches. Conducts policy analysis; provides training and technical assistance to states; produces informational resources; and convenes state, regional, and national forums.
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
NASTAD is a non-profit national association of state health department HIV/AIDS program directors who have programmatic responsibility for administering HIV/AIDS health care, prevention, education, and supportive services programs funded by state and federal governments.
State Health Facts Online
From the Kaiser Family Foundation. Offers health policy information on a broad range of issues, e.g., managed care, health insurance coverage and the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, women's health, minority health, and HIV/AIDS. Includes individual state profiles and ability to compare and rank data across states.