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CDC Launches Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) Web Page

July 20, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently launched a new web page providing details about the Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) Project, which is a cornerstone of the larger HHS-wide 12 Cities Project.

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) Information, by State

PCIP will cover a broad range of health benefits, including primary and specialty care, hospital care, and prescription drugs. All covered benefits are available for you, beginning on your coverage effective date, even if it’s to treat a pre-existing condition - there are no waiting periods.

CDC lists the number of HIV diagnoses by state - 2009

CDC lists the number of HIV diagnoses by state. This is a good indication of where HIV is in the country.

IPAB Action Center

Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is given the mandate to recommend policies that would control costs throughout the entire healthcare system.

http://ipabactioncenter.org/

Second edition of the Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Guidelines for biomedical HIV prevention trials

July 11, 2011

Dear Advocates,

We are pleased to announce the release of the second edition of the Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Guidelines for biomedical HIV prevention trials. This update also includes information about a special session at the upcoming IAS conference where the guidelines will be launched.

National Provider Database, Referral Link, Helps General Practitioners Get Newly-Diagnosed HIV Patients Into Care on National HIV Testing Day

July 9, 2011

To address the linkage to care gap, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), created Referral Link, an online network portal for general practitioners to systematically provide quality, timely referrals to their newly-diagnosed patients.

AIDSVu: An Interactive online tool to visually explore the HIV epidemic in the United States

July 4, 2011

AIDSVu is the most detailed view ever publicly available of the impact of HIV across the United States by state and county. It is an important tool to help determine where HIV prevention and treatment services are needed most, and connects users with local HIV testing sites.

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