Dec 04, 2014
By: Cara James, Director, Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
If you live with HIV or AIDS or you know someone who does, you know how important it is to stay healthy. As we work together toward a healthy, AIDS-free generation, World AIDS Day is a great time to highlight some recent changes to health insurance and new opportunities for persons living with HIV/AIDS to get covered, get care, and stay healthy. Coverage is more affordable and complete because of benefits such as:Read More: From Coverage to Care to an AIDS-Free Generation
- You cannot be denied coverage or discriminated against based on your HIV status in most plans, and all plans sold through the Marketplace;
- You have coverage for a basic set of health services under most plans in the individual and small group market;
- States expanding Medicaid can improve your coverage options; and
- New financial assistance through the Marketplace can make coverage affordable.