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AAHIVM NY/NJ Steering Committee Member Dr. Robert Murayama Receives Laubenstein Award
December 03, 2015  
We are pleased to announce that AAHIVM NY/NJ Steering Committee Member, Dr. Robert Murayama, was selected as one of two recipients of the the 2015 Linda Laubenstein HIV Clinical Excellence Award. The Laubenstien Awards were presented December 1, 2015 during the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute's World AIDS Day ceremony, as part of the Commissioner's Recognition Awards.
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AAHIVM Urges HHS to Prevent Discrimination Against Patients in ACA Plans
November 12, 2015  
AAHIVM is one of 197 organizations that are part of the I Am Essential coalition urging Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to better define and address discriminatory insurance benefit design in the final rule to implement Sec. 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is charged with protecting beneficiaries against discrimination in health programs.
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AAHIVM Recognizes 2015 National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day
September 18, 2015  
In recognition of National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day, September 18, 2015, the American Academy of HIV Medicine has provided the most up-to-date resource for providers seeking information on treatment for older HIV patients. is hosted by AAHIVM, and its partners, ACRIA, and the American Geriatrics Society, (AGS). It is the best place for information to assist providers, researchers, journalists, clients and the general public to find resources like; relevant journal articles, case histories, up and coming HIV & Aging Conferences, and links to other HIV organizations who include aging programs.
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Department of Health and Human Services Announced Proposed Rule for Affordable Care Act
September 17, 2015  
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday that the proposed rule for Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which will enact regulations that ban discrimination in health care. This is an historic milestone for health equity across the nation.
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National HIV AIDS Strategy Updated
July 30, 2015  
On July 30th, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) released an update of their 2010 National HIV/AIDS Strategy calling for a renewed focus on the HIV care continuum and recognizing the important role HIV care providers play in achieving new initiatives set forth in the plan.
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AAHIVM Applauds King V. Burwell Decision to Keep Insurance Subsidies in Place for Millions of Americans
June 25, 2015  
Washington, DC: In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court today ruled that insurance subsidies will remain in place in both state and federal Marketplaces. The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) heralded the decision recognizing that thousands of HIV patients will now retain the coverage, access to care and life-saving medications they gained under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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2015 American Academy Of HIV Medicine/Institute For Technology In Health Care HIV Practice Award Winners Announced
March 04, 2015  
Washington, DC: A physician using HIV telemedicine in rural Alabama and a AAHIVM physician member in Minnesota creating and managing a quality improvement program geared towards HIV-positive patients were recognized as the winners of the fourth annual AAHIVM/Institute for Technology in Health Care HIV Practice Award. Dr. Prashanth Bhat of Medical AIDS Outreach of Alabama, Inc., and Dr. Mark Sannes of the Park Nicollet Infectious Disease Clinic are the winners of the two $10,000 awards recognizing innovative use of technology in the HIV care setting.
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