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May 2014

How Obamacare Will Affect HIV/AIDS Prevention

June 19, 2014

Articles

Noting successful HIV/AIDS prevention efforts rely on early diagnosis, an analysis estimates that improved access to health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will increase the number of patients getting tested for HIV by nearly 500,000 over a 5-year period, though that impact would be amplified if all US states opted to expand Medicaid coverage.

Serious Liver Disease Rates Higher Among Coinfected Patients

June 19, 2014

Articles

Study results show hepatic decompensation is more common in people who have both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) compared to those infected only with HCV, an indication that early HCV treatment among coinfected patients is needed.