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Bridging the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Care Gap

Great strides are made daily in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS. However, in the HIV Care Continuum, a large gap remains between diagnosis and treatment. Why? Many PLWH (People Living With HIV) do not know they can get coverage for treatment. Ryan White and other HIV/AIDS government coverage programs This is especially true for […]

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Medicare Coverage Gap

Whether you have a Part D Prescription Drug plan or Medicare Advantage plan, you have surely heard of the coverage gap or donut hole.  If you are very lucky, it hasn’t affected you much, but for a lot of Medicare enrollees, the coverage gap can be very scary.  Their prescription costs significantly increase which can […]

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Mandatory Financial Assistance Programs: How Hospitals Care for the Uninsured

Before the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals had to meet certain criteria to maintain their tax-exempt status with the IRS. Since the IRS views health promotion as a charitable cause, hospitals can be exempt from paying Federal Income tax. The PPACA, or “Obamacare”, expands the criteria that hospitals need to meet to […]

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