Medicare Expands Coverage for HIV Testing – May 2015

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Expanded Coverage for HIV Testing In a recent article by Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, he discusses the decision by the Medicare Administration to cover annual HIV testing for all medicare beneficiaries without regard to perceived risk. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced this week that it […]

HIV. . .What is it?

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What Does HIV Mean? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS. Unlike some other viruses, the human body cannot get rid of the virus. That means that once you have it, you have it for life. No safe and effective cure currently exists, […]