The bill to expand Medicaid to Georgians living with HIV passed committee and now moves to the House.
“We're not going to end the HIV epidemic until we make testing for HIV convenient and routine,” said Patrick Sullivan, lead infectious disease specialist for the Emory initiative.
The ability to know your HIV status only takes minutes, which should mean good things for preventing new infections.
The target numbers, focusing on kids, teens and young women, were part of the 5-year "Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free" program. What went wrong? Is there hope for improvement in the future?