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Insurance Coverage and Viral Suppression Among People with HIV in the United States, 2015-2018
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 provide a 2018 update, the latest nationally representative data in this area, as well as trends over time.
Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:48:33 PM

Quantifying PEPFAR’s Role for Women and Girls: Analysis of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting Indicator Data, 2016-2019
Women and girls represent more than half of all people living with HIV worldwide, and HIV is the leading cause of death among women aged 15-49. This analysis sought to quantify PEPFAR’s role for women and girls in key program areas, analyzing data over time as well as by country, to better understand the extent of its reach.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:50:31 PM

KFF/UNAIDS Analysis Finds Donor Governments Spent US$7.8 Billion for HIV in 2019, Down Almost $200 Million From the Previous Year
Half of the 14 donor governments analyzed in the study decreased their spending on global HIV efforts from 2018 to 2019; six increased; and one held steady. Donor government funding supports HIV care and treatment, prevention and other services in low- and middle-income countries.
Monday, July 6, 2020 10:18:06 AM

Donor Government Funding for HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in 2019
This report from KFF and The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) finds donor government disbursements to combat HIV in low- and middle-income countries totaled US$7.8 billion in 2019, a reduction from the US$8 Billion in 2018 and nearly the same as the funding levels of a decade ago.
Monday, July 6, 2020 10:09:57 AM

Greater Than AIDS, with Support from Walgreens and Orasure Technologies, to Provide 10,000 Free In-Home HIV Tests to Community Partners
With in-person health services limited due to COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS, a public information initiative of KFF, and Walgreens announced a new program to provide 10,000 OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test kits to support expanded testing options in high-need areas.
Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:11:17 PM

State Medicaid Management of Prescription Drugs for HIV Treatment and Prevention
This data note, primarily based on a survey of state Medicaid pharmacies, reviews cost-containment policies and protections as they relate to antiretrovirals for treatment and prevention of HIV.
Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:42:23 PM

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
This fact sheet looks at the history, funding, and future outlook of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. government's major global initiative to combat HIV/AIDS.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:57:49 PM

COVID-19 & PEPFAR: Implications for the Future
The potential for the COVID-19 pandemic to significantly affect the health and development of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, has serious implications for PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). This issue brief examines the steps PEPFAR has taken to respond to the outbreak and the issues at stake.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:23:00 PM

The U.S. Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Initiative: What You Need to Know
This explainer provides an overview of the federal “Ending the HIV Epidemic” initiative and explores issues that might mitigate or facilitate its success.
Friday, May 15, 2020 4:33:39 PM

Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Funding Tracker
This tracker provides up-to-date data on federal Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE( funding, including an overview of funding mechanisms by year, agency, grant mechanism, and jurisdiction. It will be updated over time.
Friday, May 15, 2020 2:53:36 PM

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