Category Archives: HIV care & treatment

LGBT and PLWH have disproportionately benefitted from the ACA

LGBT people and people living with HIV have disproportionately benefitted from the expansion of health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. This is also true of Black and Latino Americans. LGBT people and PLWH have much at stake in the debate currently taking place in…Read More

Fair Pricing Coalition Troubled by Unjustified 2017 Drug Price Increases by HIV Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Community requests for price freezes to strengthen affordable access to lifesaving treatments go unheeded NEW YORK, NY, February 27, 2017 – The Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC) today expressed its dismay and frustration at manufacturers of some of the most frequently prescribed antiretrovirals for treatment of HIV, citing…Read More

NCSH sexual health guides available for providers and patients

The NCSH has developed tools to help providers educate patients about services that are recommended for them, and to improve their delivery of high quality sexual health information and preventive sexual health services in clinical practice. Sexual Health and Your Patients: A Provider’s Guide Sexual Health…Read More

Join the fight to save health care for people living with HIV and viral hepatitis!

Congress is rushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as soon as President-Elect Donald Trump takes office. Congress does not have a replacement health care plan and there is no guarantee that millions of Americans will continue to have access to quality, affordable health care….Read More

Project Inform staff Emalie Huriaux’s whirlwind of advocacy

In FY 15-16 CalHEP and Project Inform successfully advocated for state funding for the California Department of Public Health to establish a syringe supply clearinghouse to support HIV and viral hepatitis prevention services around the state. Here is CalHEP Chair, Emalie Huriaux, with some of the supplies from…Read More

Generic HIV drugs will be a good thing right?

In 2017, the patents for two antiretroviral drugs for HIV that continue to be widely used will  likely expire in the United States and generic alternatives at lower market prices could be introduced. Some have long awaited this occurrence, hoping for increased competition and a drive…Read More

Ensuring Access to Medi-Cal Services for Transgender Beneficiaries

On October 6, 2016, California’s Department of Health Care Services issued the following letter and resources regarding transgender health care coverage under Medi-Cal plans. The APL (All Plan Letter) is available by clicking this link. The website link for all letters is available by clicking this…Read More