This Toolkit is the principal outcome of the second phase of the EPT law project. It is intended as a resource for voluntary use by government officials at the state and local levels, their public and private sector partners, and others who are interested in adopting or facilitating the implementation of statutes or regulations that permit EPT in clinical practice. This Toolkit is not designed to provide specific legal guidance or advice and does not represent the official legal positions of federal, state, or local governments.
This report represents all 2011 profiles that provide an overview of syphilis morbidity in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The profiles consist of figures and tables of data on syphilis from the U.S. states and territories through 2011. These data are based on case reports from the 65 STDs prevention project areas. Case report data are the foundation of STD surveillance systems, and are collected by state and local health departments.
This information sheet discusses the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among Latinos communities in the United States. It provides statistics showing the percentage of new HIV infections by race/ethnicity and gender, 2010; the number of Latinos living with AIDS in the U.S. and dependent areas, 2010; and the estimated numbers of Latinos with an AIDS diagnoses who had died in the U.S. and dependent areas in 2010.
This information sheet assessed coverage of routine HIV screening by state Medicaid programs in response to CDC's recommendation that HIV screening be a part of routine medical care for all patients between ages 13 and 64 years. Of 47 states that responded to the question on routine HIV screening, reported coverage of routine HIV screening and 24 reported coverage of medically necessary testing only. There was variation in coverage by region as well as of those living with HIV/AIDS and of Medicaid beneficiaries with HIV/AIDS.