25 years later, we still need to fight for Ryan White!

25 years later, we still need to fight for Ryan White!

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The lives of countless people living with HIV and their families were literally transformed 25 years ago when the Ryan White Program passed in Congress. The landmark legislation changed the trajectory for many PLHIV by creating access to lifesaving medications, health care and supportive services. The Ryan White Program works across the nation to provide […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Joyce Belton

Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Joyce Belton

| April 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

South Carolina ranks 13th in the nation in deaths among adults with an HIV diagnosis.  The State of South Carolina has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 2,500 of the lowest-income HIV+ residents of South Carolina have been left out of coverage available in other states.  They […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Elizabeth Shepard

Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Elizabeth Shepard

| April 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

South Carolina ranks 13th in the nation in deaths among adults with an HIV diagnosis.  The State of South Carolina has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 2,500 of the lowest-income HIV+ residents of South Carolina have been left out of coverage available in other states.  They […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Jacqueline

Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Jacqueline

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The death rate among adults with an HIV diagnosis in Tennessee is almost 25 percent higher than the national average. The State of Tennessee is considering a form of Medicaid expansion, but has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 2,000 of the lowest-income people with HIV have […]

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Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Dennis Creedon

Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Dennis Creedon

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2010, an estimated 4,690 people were living with HIV/AIDS in Oklahoma. The State of Oklahoma has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. As a result, the lowest-income HIV+ residents of Oklahoma have been left out of coverage available in other states. They must rely on Ryan White funding for crucial medical […]

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