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December 5, 2017

Amida Care Condemns Tax Reform Bill That Would Undermine Access to Health Care

Amida Care strongly opposes continued actions by Congress and President Trump’s administration to undermine America’s safety net programs and access to health care.

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December 1, 2017

Amida Care Commemorates World AIDS Day 2017

As Amida Care commemorates World AIDS Day 2017, we remember those we’ve lost, celebrate the advancements we’ve made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and take and urge continued action to break through the remaining hurdles to end the epidemic once and for all.

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November 30, 2017

The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Awards for HIV/AIDS Initiatives at NYC Community Organizations

The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation announced today that it has awarded a total of $20,000 in new grants for innovative HIV prevention and services to several community-based organizations to help them continue their important work in the communities they serve.

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November 21, 2017

Amida Care Condemns Tax Proposal That Would Undermine Access to Health Care

Amida Care strongly opposes continued actions by Congress and President Trump’s administration to undermine America’s safety net programs and access to health care. The proposed “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” in the U.S. Senate and the recently passed House tax bill will cut taxes for large corporations and the extremely wealthy at the expense of hard-working Americans.

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November 1, 2017

NYS Medicaid Special Needs Health Plans (SNPs) Expand Access to All Medicaid-Eligible Transgender Individuals Regardless of HIV Status

New York State Medicaid Special Needs Health Plans (SNPs) will be open to all transgender individuals who qualify, regardless of their HIV status. Until now, New York SNPs have only enrolled eligible individuals who are HIV-positive or people who are experiencing homelessness (regardless of HIV status). Amida Care, the largest of the three Medicaid SNPs in New York, currently provides comprehensive health coverage and coordinated care to over 6,400 New Yorkers, including more than 400 people of transgender experience.

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