Ending the Epidemics: The Role of the Affordable Care Act & Medicaid

This fact sheet provides an analysis of the role of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid.

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), tens of thousands of people living with HIV (PLWH) and hepatitis have gained access to public and private health insurance. This presents an unparalleled opportunity to decrease HIV and hepatitis infection rates, increase early access to care and treatment, and promote health equity. It is difficult to overstate the important role the ACA plays in the lives of people living in poverty and whose health status put them beyond the reach of the healthcare coverage market.

Ending the Epidemics: The Role of the Affordable Care Act & Medicaid