Kaiser Family Foundation Updates HIV/AIDS-Related Fact Sheets
The Kaiser Family Foundation on Tuesday released four updated HIV/AIDS-related fact sheets, which are summarized below.
- "The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic": The fact sheet examines the global response to the pandemic and its economic impact, as well as provides new data on the state of epidemics by geographic region, gender and age.
- "The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States": The fact sheet includes the most recent HIV prevalence estimates in the U.S., as well as key trends in the U.S. epidemic and data on the government's response.
- "Medicaid and HIV/AIDS": The fact sheet includes information on Medicaid eligibility, benefits, spending, caseload and the profile of HIV-positive beneficiaries, as well as projections for future outlook of the program.
- "Medicare and HIV/AIDS": The fact sheet examines coverage provided under Medicare for HIV-positive people and analyzes the impact of the new Medicare prescription drug benefit and other aspects of the program's future (Kaiser Family Foundation release, 9/6).