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We Hope to See You in Savannah! 

NCSD 2015 Annual Meeting  /  October 27th – 30th
Savannah, GA at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront

Registration is now open! 

NCSD's Third-Party Billing Guide

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has collaborated with key partners to develop a resource to support the sustained delivery of STD services in the face of a changing funding and policy landscape. This guide seeks to meet the needs of a range of providers, serving not as a technical manual, but rather an introduction to what providers need to consider as they approach the decisions surrounding third-party billing.

Click here for the full document.

Policy Updates

Hopefully you are aware that the Senate’s FY2016 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) bill currently contains a $32 million cut to the Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) at the CDC. ...

This week the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up its fiscal year (FY) 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations bill in both Subcommittee and Committee.  Hopefully...

News

Kaiser Family Foundation

Agence France-Presse: Ukraine reports polio outbreak, first cases in Europe since 2010: WHO “...
CIDRAP News: Riyadh MERS outbreak shows no signs of slowing “Saudi Arabia [Wednesday]...

Daily Women's Health Policy Report

"Lawmakers Are Convinced That Women Are Having Abortions For The Wrong Reasons" (Culp-...

Several organizations have pledged a total of about $2 million to temporarily fund a Colorado...

CDC NPIN News

Empire State News reported that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D-N.Y.) announced a plan to decrease new HIV...
Infection Control Today reported that to find treatment for drug-resistant TB, researchers from the...

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