ACOG has released an updated Committee Opinion, Prenatal and Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing: Expanded Recommendations. Early identification and treatment of all pregnant women with HIV is the best way to prevent neonatal infection and improve women's health. Please click here to read the full opinion.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has expanded reimbursement to cover annual routine HIV screening for adults and adolescents, as well as three screenings during pregnancy. Please click here for the full memorandum.
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an annual event that recognizes the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. As women's health care providers, it is of the upmost importance that we remain vigilant and aware of the impact HIV/AIDS has on patients. Please click here for information about the day, including resources for use with patients and other health care providers.