Paying for HIV Care and Treatment

Wondering how you will pay for HIV treatment costs? Discover resources and programs that may help

Federal Response

Read about federal policies and actions to slow and eventually end the national HIV epidemic, and improve the health of Americans living with HIV.

Locate a HIV Care Provider

Find the HIV medical care you need to stay healthy and manage your HIV effectively. Help is available!

Members & Staff


Carl Schmid

Carl Schmid, MBA

Deputy Executive Director
The AIDS Institute

HIV Treatment as Prevention

HIV treatment helps people living with HIV stay healthy and prevents transmission of the virus to others. Learn more.

Taking Your HIV Medication Every Day

Why Should You Take Your HIV Medication Every Day?

Treatment with HIV medicines can prevent HIV from developing into AIDS.

Taking your HIV medication daily as prescribed provides many benefits. Among them, it:

Exercise and Physical Activity

Exercise is an important part of living healthy with HIV. Read more.

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

If you’re HIV+ and pregnant, there are ways you can stay healthy and prevent passing HIV to your baby. Learn how.


What is PEPFAR?

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. government’s response to the global HIV/AIDS epidemic and represents the largest commitment by any nation to address a single disease in history. Thanks to American leadership and generosity, alongside the work of many partners, PEPFAR has saved millions of lives, averted millions of infections, and changed the course of the epidemic.