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March 27, 2017

Amida Care Presents Community Dance Event in the Bronx with Support from NYC Council Member Ritchie Torres

On March 25, with support from Bronx Council Member Ritchie Torres, not-for-profit New York community health plan Amida Care presented “Movement with Rhythm,” a free community “Live Your Life” wellness event at Grand Slam Banquet Hall in the Bronx.

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February 16, 2017

Sima Toussi, MD, Pediatric HIV/AIDS Specialist, Joins Amida Care as Medical Director

Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) for people with chronic conditions such as HIV/AIDS, today announced that Dr. Sima Toussi, MD, has joined the organization as Medical Director. Dr. Toussi brings more than eight years of experience focused on infectious diseases, particularly HIV.

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February 8, 2017

Dr. Luis Freddy Molano of Community Healthcare Network Named ACAP Leadership in Advocacy Award Honorable Mention Winner; Nominated by Amida Care

The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) yesterday named Dr. Luis Freddy Molano, Vice President of Infectious Diseases and LGBTQ Programs at Community Healthcare Network (CHN), a 2017 Leadership in Advocacy Award Honorable Mention winner. The Leadership in Advocacy Award recognizes individuals who exceed the norm in advocating for Medicaid and other safety net health programs and on behalf of the vulnerable populations that these programs serve.

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December 5, 2016

Amida Care Spearheads New NYC Innovator Accountable Care Organization

Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs health Plan (SNP) for people with chronic conditions including HIV/AIDS and behavioral health disorders, is developing a provider-led Innovator Accountable Care Organization (IACO) pilot focused on utilizing Medicaid Redesign to prevent new HIV infections and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City.

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December 1, 2016

The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation Announces 2016 Grant Awards for HIV/AIDS Initiatives at NYC Community Organizations

The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation announced today that it has awarded new grants for innovative HIV prevention and services to several of its current grantees, to help them continue their important work in the communities they serve. The 2016 grantees are HEAT, Pride for Youth, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, and Translatina Network. Grant recipients are selected based on their outstanding work to address HIV/AIDS in LGBTQ communities throughout New York City.

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