FEDERAL POLICY

CCIIO Responds to I Am (Still) Essential Coalition's Letter Urging Review for 2016 Plans

Head of CCIIO, Kevin Counihan assures patient groups the federal government will adequately review 2016 qualified health plans. 

Florida Requiring Insurance Plans to Limit Patient Cost-Sharing for HIV Drugs in 2016

The AIDS Institute welcomes a significant announcement by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation that limits patient cost-sharing of HIV medications to reasonable co-pays and warns insurers that Florida will be reviewing 2016 qualified health plans (QHPs) for possible discriminatory practices in how they cover all prescription medications.

The AIDS Institute Submits Comments for Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

May 26, 2015

The AIDS Institute submitted comments to the Office of National AIDS Policy that highlight specific recommendations for inclusion in an updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy in order to help end HIV/AIDS in the United States.

Letter Urges HHS to Adequately Review 2016 Plans

Below is the final letter and press release from the I Am (Still) Essential coalition urging HHS to adequately review 2016 plans 

Letter to HHS on Enforcement of Out of Pocket Maximums for 2016 Qualified Health Plans

April 30, 2015 -- Below is a letter from the I Am (Still) Essential coalition to HHS on the enforcement of out of pocked maximums for 2016 qualified health plans. 

Draft Letter Urging HHS to Adequately Review 2016 Plans

Below is a draft letter from the I Am (Still) Essential coalition urging HHS to adequately review 2016 plans 

Update: Coverage Guide for HIV Testing

April 27, 2015

The Coverage Guide has been updated for April 2015. Please click here or the below PDF. 

President Obama’s Budget Maintains Strong Commitment to Domestic HIV and Hepatitis Programs

February 2, 2015 

The budget President Obama released demonstrates his strong commitment to ending infectious diseases by increasing funding for HIV and hepatitis prevention at the CDC and maintaining funding for lifesaving HIV health care and medications for those who cannot afford them in the United States. 

President's Budget

Aetna Agrees to Significantly Reduce Patient Costs

March 26, 2015

The AIDS Institute welcomes a major announcement by Aetna that it will significantly reduce patient costs for HIV medications nationwide in the qualified health plan marketplace. To view our press release, click below. 

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