2 results for month: 02/2023


Tennessee Blocks Millions of Dollars in HIV Funding for Marginalized Groups

Last month, Tennessee announced it would block $8.3 million in federal funding for HIV prevention and treatment. Harlem United strongly condemns this decision. We already lived through a decade of needless deaths due to bigotry and stigma, and we have come too far in our fight to end the HIV epidemic to watch our progress slip away because of hatred.  Some areas of Tennessee have among the highest rates of HIV in the country. Turning down funding to address this public health crisis will create unnecessary barriers to accessing lifesaving care. Over decades, the public health community has developed highly effective strategies for combatting the HIV ...

PRESS RELEASE: SAFETY NET PROVIDERS SLAM HOCHUL BUDGET FOR FAILING TO FIX LOOMING HEALTHCARE CRISIS

For immediate release Contact: Liz Benjamin, Liz@MarathonStrategies.com, 518-424-0356 NEW YORK, February 1, 2023 - The Save NY’s Safety Net campaign today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s 2023-24 executive budget proposal:   “For two years, the state has known a crisis is coming this April for 2.3 million vulnerable New Yorkers who rely on the safety net health care system, yet the executive budget fails to advance real solutions to this life-threatening problem.  “We have repeatedly implored Governor Hochul’s administration to cancel the Medicaid pharmacy benefit ‘carve-out’ that will ...