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Healthcare Reform’s impact on underserved groups, including LGBT, HIV/AIDS patients

The Affordable Care Act’s prohibition of discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions and its removal of payment caps may help two groups that have faced insurance barriers to quality healthcare: HIV and AIDS patients and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. “Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act is getting HIV-positive patients onto the exchanges,” said Michael Horberg, M.D., director of HIV/AIDS at Kaiser Permanente, in an interview with ABC News.