The Biden Administration has started taking steps to reverse Trump Administration policy and regulations that significantly narrowed the implementation and administrative enforcement of Section 1557, the Affordable Care Act’s nondiscrimination provision, particularly as the regulations apply to gender identity and sexual orientation. In addition, several lawsuits challenging the regulations, which were initially issued by the…More
HIV/AIDS in U.S.
This updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the U.S. HIV epidemic, including key trends over time, impact by region and population, and information on the U.S. government’s response.
This brief examines and summarizes what we know about COVID-19 and HIV including, what we know about COVID-19 risk, disease severity, vaccination, and federal response. It also explores how people with HIV are overly represented in many of the demographic groups hardest hit by the pandemic.
In this article for The Lancet, KFF’s Jennifer Kates and Lindsey Dawson, and five co-authors provide an overview of the coverage and financing landscape for HIV treatment and prevention in the U.S., discuss how the Affordable Care Act has changed the domestic health care system, examine the major programs that provide coverage and services, and…More
This explainer provides an overview of the federal “Ending the HIV Epidemic” initiative and explores issues that might mitigate or facilitate its success.
This survey of Ryan White-funded providers examines the significant challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the people with HIV and the systems that serve them.
This brief outlines the potential health policy actions that President Biden could take using executive authority, based on campaign pledges, and actions that would reverse or modify regulations or guidance issued by the Trump Administration.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Ryan White Program, the largest HIV-specific federal grant program in the United States.
Health insurance coverage and access to care improve health outcomes, including viral suppression, for people with HIV in the United States. Prior research has demonstrated that implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 increased coverage among people with HIV and that certain forms of coverage are positively correlated with sustained viral suppression. We …