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HIV screening is the #1 way to prevent the spread of the virus and ensure that those who test positive receive proper treatment, including medical care, support, and education.

Today, there are roughly 1.1 million people in the United States currently living with HIV. Although there have been many advances in treatment, key roles in preventing the spread of the disease rely greatly on early diagnosis and treatment.

Those who have Medicare might be surprised to know that Medicare covers HIV screening for those who ask to be tested, including pregnant women and those at a higher risk. If you feel this might be you, the time to get tested in now.

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