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January 3, 2019

Combating AIDS in NYS

The Capitol Pressroom: In 2014, Governor Cuomo announced a goal to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State by 2020. With one year left, has the State progressed enough to reach the goal? We explored the issue with Doug Wirth, President and CEO of Amida Care.

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January 2, 2019

First Read: How to end New York’s AIDS epidemic

New York Nonprofit Media: Read the op-ed by Amida Care President and CEO, Doug Wirth, on how expanding eligibility to Medicaid Special Needs Health Plans (SNPs) for populations at higher risk for acquiring HIV can help reduce new infections.

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December 27, 2018

How to end New York’s AIDS epidemic

Crain’s New York Business (Op-Ed by Amida Care President and CEO, Doug Wirth): New York, once the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic, has made great strides towards reaching the goal of ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by 2020, but there is still work to be done. Expanding eligibility to Medicaid Special Needs Health Plans (SNPs) for populations at higher risk for acquiring HIV can help reduce new infections.

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December 19, 2018

Obamacare Ruling Imperils Key LGBTQ Protections

Gay City News: The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) protections for LGBTQ people and their health are hanging in the balance after a federal judge in Texas struck down the entire law on Friday in a move that will almost certainly take the issue back to the Supreme Court. Doug Wirth, president and CEO of Amida Care, a nonprofit that offers wide-ranging coverage and care to Medicaid recipients in New York, said in a written statement that the court decision marks “a step in the wrong direction.”

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December 6, 2018

The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation Announces New Grants

New York Nonprofit Media: A total of $20,000 in funding will support HIV prevention and services.

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