Our Advocacy Efforts

AAHIVM Advocacy:

AAHIVM is closely monitoring implementation of the ACA and its impact on state Medicaid programs. Below are some examples of our efforts:

Letter to Congress – Oppose Revised AHCA Legislation– 05.22.2017

AAHIVM and other organizations sent a letter to the entire US. Senate urging them to oppose the repeal of the ACA through the House-passed AHCA bill  

Letter to Senators to Reject ACA Repeal through House-passed AHCA 05.01.2017

AAHIVM and 77 organizations sent letter to Congress to oppose the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA)

Letter to President on Repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) 04.14.2017

AAHIVM and other national organizations urge president not to support a repeal of ACA without a clearly defined replacement plan

AAHIVM and 500 other organizations sing letter to President Trump about proposal too repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund

Organizations Urge Congress to Reject a Repeal of the ACA without a Replacement 04.14.2017

Protect Access to Health Care for People with HIV  04.14.2017

HIV Group Calls for Transparency and Data to Inform House ACA Repeal Process  04.14.2017

FY 18 ABAC Letter to President

Market Stabilization Proposed Rule – Public Comments from AAHIVM 04.14.2017

AAHIVM submitted the attached comments to HHS in response to a proposed federal rule to alter the state insurance exchanges

HIV Orgs Oppose AHCA Letter 04.14.2017

AAHIVM and other national HIV organizations weigh in with Congress on the proposed American Health Care Act bill”

Letter to Chairman Wyden and Ranking Member Hatch supporting expansion of enhanced Medicaid Reimbursement 09.19.2014

Letter from AAHIVM and the HIV Healthcare Access Working Group offering strong endorsement of the “Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act” (S. 2694)

Comments to CMS on the Healthy Pennsylvania Demonstration and Similar Waivers 4.10.14

Comments to CMS from AAHIVM and the HIV Healthcare Access Working Group on the Healthy Pennsylvania 1115 demonstration and similar waivers.

Letter the CMS Opposing the Medicaid MOE Roll Back

Letter form AAHIVM and the HIV Health Care Access Working Group to The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) opposing the Afforable Care Act’s roll back of the Medicaid Maintenance Effort (MOE).


Letter to CMS on Dual Eligilibity in Medicare and Medicaid_07.13.12
Letter from AAHIVM and the HIV Health Care Access Working Group to The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outlining concerns and goals in serving the dual eligible population.

Letter to CMS on Medicaid Primary Care Payments 06.11.12
Letter from AAHIVM and HIV Health Care Access Working Group to The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in support of their proposal to expand Medicaid payments for primary care services.

Letter to President Supporting Continued Funding for Medicaid During Deficit Reduction 07.19.11
Letter from AAHIVM and HIV Health Care Access Working Group to President Supporting Continued Funding for Medicaid During Deficit Reduction

Letter to Senate on Preserving Medicaid Funding During Deficit Reduction 07.19.11
Letter from AAHIVM and HIV Health Care Access Working Group to Senate on Preserving Medicaid Funding During Deficit Reduction

Letter to White House on Block Grant Medicaid or Ease Current Medicaid Standards for Provider Reimbursement 6.17.11
Letter from AAHIVM and HIV Health Care Access Working Group to White House on Block Grant Medicaid or Ease Current Medicaid Standards for Provider Reimbursement

Comments to Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on Healthcare Reform Medicaid Expansion 03.01.11
Comments from AAHIVM and the Health Care Access Working Group to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on Proposed Healthcare Reform Medicaid Expansion

Letter to Senate in Support of Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) 07.22.10
Letter from AAHIVM and HIV/AIDS Community to Senate in Support of Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP)

Letter to Senate Leadership in Support of Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) 6.04.10
Letter from AAHIVM and HIV Health Care Access Working Group to Senate Leadership in Support of Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP)

Fact Sheet on the Early Treatment for HIV Act (ETHA) 2009
A fact sheet developed by AAHIVM and the Health Care Access Working Group on the Early Treatment for HIV Act (ETHA).

AAHIVM Position Paper: The Early Treatment for HIV Act (ETHA) August 2003

Position paper from AAHIVM encouraging its members to support The Early Treatment for HIV Act of 2003.