Jim Byard's Health Beat
Call Made for Routine HIV Testing For All Adults

5/1/2013

A call is being made fro HIV testing for all Americans aged 15 to 65. The US Preventive Services Taks Force wants the screening regardless of whether people are considered to be at high risk. Experts believe the recommendations will likely trigger coverage for the test as a preventive service under the Affordable Care Act. At present, healthcare law recommends coverage of HIV testing for adoloescents and adults who are at high risk of infection.


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