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This week, NCSD signed onto three separate coalition letters regarding funding for adolescent sexual health programs, funding for the Centers for Disease Control a

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As you likely saw, the Obama Administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request was released last week.  Hopefully you saw the email I sent to all NCSD members on March 5 outlining

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On Tuesday, March 4, President Obama sent his fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request to Congress.  Early today, March 7, additional information on funding for the Centers for Disease Contro

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On Tuesday, March 4, President Obama sent his fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request to Congress.  This budget includes a $7 million funding increase for the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prev

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This week, Congress passed a fiscal year (FY) 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill that keeps the government open until October 1, 2014.  This bill partly offsets some the drastic sequestration cuts felt by most programs last year.  This bill is now being sent to President Obama, who is

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Since the passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 before the Holidays, Congress has been working on writing appropriations bills to fund the government for the remaind

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This week, the Senate passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, the budget conference deal that was announced last week by U.S.

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This week, House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) announced a budget deal that replaces a portion of the sequester cuts for fiscal year (FY) 2014 and FY2015 and also sets top-line federal funding numbers for those two years.  This deal likely averts another government shutdown in January.  

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On Wednesday, October 30 the NCSD Policy Team attending a hearing held by the District of Columbia Committee on Health on the Expedited Partner Therapy Act of 2013

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Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a Continuing Resolution

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Highlighted Resources

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

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

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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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