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September 9, 2009

CARE fears health care reform could harm Houston’s HIV/ AIDS community

"The Ryan White CARE Act, enacted in 1990 as the largest federally funded program for people living with HIV and AIDS, ends on September 30. If Congress doesn’t reauthorize it, patients in cities across the country may go without access to their medications, doctors and case management. ...

"The Ryan White CARE Act has enough money to continue most operations through March. Still, doctors and patients are concerned. Most said they weren’t sure where they’d turn for care if the money runs out."

Read more in, August 31 , 2009.