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Earlier this week, the fiscal year (FY) 2015 funding bill, the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015, and accompanying  report language was made public.  As sta

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As noted in past NCSD Federal Policy Updates, the federal government is currently operating under a Continuing Resolution (CR) that expires on December 11.

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With Election Day behind us, work with continue in earnest to prepare for the Lame Duck session of Congress, which needs to, among other things, pass fiscal year (FY) 2015 funding.  This current Continuing Resolution (CR) expires on December 11, so Congress will either need to pass another CR or a full year funding bill by then.

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As work has been going on behind the scenes on final FY 2015 funding while Congress has been on recess for the Election, NCSD has also joined a number of coalition letters to Congress and the Administration supporting funding priorities for FY 2015.  This week, NCSD joined letters regarding HIV and STD prevention and care funding, sexual health promotion programs, the Division of Adolescen

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The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) is continuing its commitment to fight HPV-related (human papillomavirus) disease with the launch of a nationwide survey of safety net STD clinics. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Diseases associated with HPV include genital warts and cervical, anal, and oral-pharyngeal cancer, among others.

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This week, the House Appropriations Committee Chair Hal Rogers (R- KY) released a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will keep the government functioning at the current top-line funding level ($1.012 trillion) through December 11.

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This week, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee released their fiscal year (FY) 2015 bill, which was Read more...

On Tuesday, the Senate's Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee marked up their fiscal year (FY) 2015 LHHS funding bill.

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Insurance reimbursement from patients, including those newly covered through recent changes in the health car

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NCSD is proud to announce the release of its 2013 STD and HIV Legislative Highlights and Analysis.

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The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) in partnership with the American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA) hosted a webinar: Point of Care Testing-Where Are We Going?  

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