Study finds 44% of Medicaid enrollees do not reinitiate HIV treatment after discontinuation

Many Medicaid enrollees with HIV do not reinitiate ART after discontinuing their treatment, according to a new study by Tingting Zhang, PhD, assistant professor of health services, policy and practice. The study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, found that during a 12-year period, only 44% reinitiated treatment within 18 months, and that engagement in care was significantly associated with patients resuming treatment. READ MORE