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staff writers Anna Gorman and Ankita Rao, working in collaboration with USA Today
, report: "The Affordable Care Act provides an unprecedented opportunity to reach the more than 1 million people nationwide living with HIV. The law requires private insurers to cover them and others with pre-existing conditions and bars companies from charging patients more because of their illness. HIV-positive patients can also buy coverage through insurance marketplaces, often with the help of federal subsidies. And the law allows states to expand their Medicaid programs to cover low-income HIV patients who were not previously" (Gorman and Rao, 1/7). Read the story
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