An Oklahoma skilled nursing facility has reached an agreement with federal officials to remedy a complaint that it discharged a resident after finding out she was HIV positive, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights announced Friday.
Clinicians treating people older than 50 with HIV now have a new resource.
Healthcare providers should offer testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in older adults and adjust care for those who have the disease, a new study reports.
Deaths linked to Alzheimer's disease have increased in the last decade while those for stroke, breast cancer and HIV have dropped, said researchers calling for more funding for the memory-robbing disease.
The secret to identifying people with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isn't right under our nose—it's in it, new research suggests.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Tuesday ended its contract with Fox Insurance Company after an on-site review revealed serious policy violations. It represents the first time that CMS has terminated a contract with a Part D drug plan since the drug program began in 2006, according to CMS.
Medicare will now cover HIV screening for beneficiaries, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Tuesday.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week proposed covering voluntary HIV screening for Medicare beneficiaries at increased risk of infection and those who are pregnant.