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  • HIVMA Comments on USPSTF HIV Screening

    In a letter to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), HIVMA applauded the panel’s draft updated “Grade A” recommendation that clinicians screen everyone between the ages of 15 and 65, all pregnant women, and younger adolescents and older adults who are at higher risk for HIV infection. HIVMA’s comments note that if adopted and effectively implemented, this move will represent a monumental step forward in identifying the nearly 20 percent of individuals infected with HIV in this country that are undiagnosed and connecting them with lifesaving HIV care and treatment.

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