It may not be enough. In the s, the city had over 2, new infections a year; it has driven that figure down to about All the gay white boys in the Castro are on PrEP or linked to care, and now we have to reach the hard-to-reach. Some undocumented immigrants fear deportation and avoid city clinics. Many H. Sheehy said. The city employs case managers who fill out complex insurance and Medicaid paperwork to pay for drugs and lab tests.
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For the uninsured, the city has its own taxpayer-supported health insurance plan. Both financially and culturally, Jackson is at the opposite end of the H. And Mississippi officials know it. Thomas Dobbs, chief of the Mississippi state health department. About a third of gay black men in Jackson are infected, he said. Outside Jackson, doctors trained to treat H. When Dr. Dobbs practiced in Hattiesburg, in the southeastern part of the state, he said, some patients drove almost four hours to see him. Wages in Mississippi are so low that many full-time workers could be on Medicaid.
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Dobbs said. But the state legislature rejected Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. The state receives some federal aid for H. Little is left for the services Dr.
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