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HIV-Treating Clinicians Support Health Care Reform, Express Caution
Date:8/10/2009

Increased caseloads, lack of proper reimbursement, possibility of rationing HIV care cited as concerns

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC), which represents approximately 4,000 HIV-treating clinicians in the United States [out of a global membership of over 13,000], today released results of a nationwide survey indicating that while supportive of ongoing health care reform efforts, a significant percentage of its U.S. membership is concerned about issues ranging from increased patient caseloads to the possibility of rationing HIV care.

The survey results come on the heels of President Barack Obama's recent national address underscoring the importance of health care reform. With mounting pressure from the White House, Congress is currently working to pass health care reform legislation that would create a more affordable and efficiently run health care system, as well as expanding coverage to the estimated 45-50 million Americans that are either uninsured or underinsured, among them people living with HIV/AIDS.

"Our clinician-members recognize HIV/AIDS is but one of the myriad health challenges posed in reforming the U.S. health care system so that it delivers care at a cost that is affordable, but in a manner that does not sacrifice quality or jeopardize access," said Jose M. Zuniga, Ph.D., IAPAC's President/CEO. "Their concerns, however, must be addressed in the health care reform legislation eventually enacted because the health and well-being of over 1 million Americans living with HIV/AIDS and those as yet undiagnosed are at stake."

HIV-Specific Views Related to Health Care Reform

Fifty-seven percent of respondents favored the inclusion of HIV-specific provisions in health care reform legislation citing the special needs of people living wit
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