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Financial incentives enhance viral suppression among HIV-positive persons in the US

20:00 EDT 18 Jun 2017 | AAAS

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) The use of gift cards significantly increased viral suppression and clinic attendance among HIV-positive patients. Findings showed that there was a four-percent higher percentage of patients with viral suppression at HIV care sites that offered financial incentives at care sites compared to sites not offering gift cards. Additionally, there was an approximately five-percent higher viral suppression noted among a subgroup of patients who previously had not shown consistent viral suppression.

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