Posts in Category: hivaids strategy

Ryan White Clinics Want More Flexibility to Help Fight COVID-19

Federally funded clinics that serve over half a million people living with HIV/AIDS have asked the Trump administration to waive regulations preventing them from using

12 May 2020

Candy Samples’ Powers for Good Shannon Stephenson/Cempa Community Care

Being a southern gal residing in NYC, I always find a soft spot for a fellow southerner——someone that “gets” sweet tea and some good cornbread.

5 May 2020

Defense in Congress, Offense in the States: Ryan White Clinics Fighting Against Discriminatory 340B Reimbursement

“We are taking the fight to the states,” said Shannon Stephenson, president of Ryan White Clinics for 340B Access (RWC-340B), a national organization of HIV/AIDS

5 May 2020

Shannon Stephenson Recognized in the Chattanoogan Publication

Congratulations to Shannon Stephenson, CEO of Cempa Community Care and president of RWC-340B, who was featured on on March 4.  Shannon is aptly described

6 Mar 2020

Trump Administration’s 2020 Budget Proposal – Significant Changes to 340B, Global HIV/AIDS Funding, and Medicare and Medicaid

The Trump administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget request, released on Monday, February 11, includes potentially harmful changes to the 340B program, increased funding for

13 Mar 2019

CDC Finds Rate of New HIV Infections has Stalled

A recent report from the CDC tracking HIV trends in the U.S. from 2010 to 2016 shows that after five years of dramatic decline, the

4 Mar 2019

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Providers Achieve Record Levels of Viral Suppression in 2017

In December, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a report affirming what RWCs know to be true – Ryan White HIV/AIDS providers are

9 Jan 2019

RWC-340B on the Hill

On Monday, December 10, RWC-340B members spent the day on Capitol Hill advocating for the protection of the 340B program for Ryan White grantees and

13 Dec 2018

New Legislation to Fight Opioid Epidemic Clears Congress, President Expected to Sign

On Wednesday, October 3, the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (“SUPPORT”) for Patients and Communities

11 Oct 2018

RWC-340B Submits Comments on 340B Program Mega-Guidance

RWC-340B submitted comments on the 340B Program Omnibus Guidance, better known as the Mega-Guidance, that was proposed by HRSA on August 28, 2015.  RWC-340B is

26 Oct 2015