Media Coverage

Amida Care Community Figures 2
October 16, 2017

Community Healthcare Network Transgender Health Conference

New York Nonprofit Media: Community Healthcare Network will host its 7th annual Transgender Health Conference, in collaboration with The New School, New York City community health plan Amida Care, and the New York State Department of Health, on Oct. 26 and 27 at The New School.

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October 5, 2017

State seeks coordinator for HIV-related projects

Crain’s Health Pulse: Amida Care, a Medicaid HIV special needs plan in New York City, is working with the coalition to identify technical support needs and advocate for policy changes that would advance DSRIP goals around HIV and population health.

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October 3, 2017

Letter to the Editor: AIDS Prevention Medicine

POLITICO New York Health Care: Doug Wirth, president and chief executive of Amida Care, a special-needs health plan for people with chronic conditions, had a letter to the editor printed in The New York Times.

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October 2, 2017

AIDS Prevention Medicine. Letter to the Editor by Amida Care CEO, Doug Wirth.

The New York Times: Rampant stigma concerning H.I.V. and sexuality in our health care system makes it difficult for the L.G.B.T.Q. community and people of color to obtain competent and respectful care.

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September 27, 2017

Quality Health Care Still Inaccessible for Many in the LGBTQ Community. Op-ed by Amida Care CEO, Doug Wirth

HuffPost (Op-ed by Amida Care CEO, Doug Wirth): As we observe National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on September 27, we are reminded not only of the HIV epidemic that still deeply affects members of the LGBTQ community, but of the importance of access to quality, culturally-competent health care.

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