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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
This report, published in the peer-reviewed journal Public Health Reports in a special supplemental issue about sexual health, describes the results of AIR's research and testing about how best to communicate with the public about sexual health issues.
Monday, March 4, 2013
In 2009, Latinos accounted for 20 percent of new HIV infections while representing about 16 percent of the total U.S. population. Detengamos juntos el VIH™, the Spanish version of the previously launched Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign, comes with new campaign materials targeting Hispanics between 18 and 44, including people living with HIV/AIDs, and friends and family of those affected by HIV and other stakeholders.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Report: Developing a Measure of Health Insurance Literacy: Understanding Consumers’ Ability to Choose and Use Insurance
This issue brief describes the findings from interviews with health insurance counselors and other stakeholders about problems consumers face in selecting and using health insurance. It also lays out a strategy to develop an important new tool: a measure of health insurance literacy.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
In this video interview, Jill Yegian, co-director of AIR’s Health Policy and Research Group, talks about the challenges and opportunities in creating health insurance exchanges, virtual marketplaces where consumers and small business can comparison shop for affordable health insurance.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Tool: Apps Developed by AIR
AIR and its partners periodically develop online tools on a range of topics.
Monday, January 7, 2013
In recognition of World AIDS Day 2012, AIR launched an interactive Facebook app on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that lets users star in their own ads to raise HIV awareness and fight stigma surrounding the virus.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Commentary: Health Insurance Exchanges: The Year Ahead
The New Year will be critical for one of the health care reform law’s most significant provisions: the creation of health insurance exchanges. These new virtual marketplaces allow consumers and small business to comparison shop for health insurance, increasing coordination and simplifying access to affordable health insurance.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Medicare reform is a center-stage issue in the presidential campaign. In this video interview, Marilyn Moon, a senior vice president who directs the Health Program at AIR, explains why the issue matters and which features of the federal health insurance program for Americans ages 65 and older and the disabled most need to be addressed.
Friday, August 3, 2012
AIR works to build awareness about the ongoing risk of HIV/AIDS, especially the long odds in high-risk communities. AIR’s Health Program translates HIV research into effective communication for the general public, working with partners such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Commentary: Upholding the Affordable Care Act
Marilyn Moon, Senior Vice President and Director of the Health program at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), provides commentary on the June 28, 2012 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act, which requires individuals to have health insurance. In her commentary, Moon notes that a shift in the health care debate to a more constructive examination of what needs fixing is now needed to move forward.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
AIR contributed to the development of National Disability Policy: A Progress Report, released on October 31, 2011 by the National Council on Disability. This annual progress report describes the current state of people with disabilities in America.