According to the Globe and Mail, the visas of many of the HIV-positive delegates at the Helps conference who are producing refugee statements were sponsored by nongovernmental organizations that were so worried they would defect that many dispatched minders to ensure the delegates showed up for his or her return flights. The meeting delegates who’ve made refugee statements are from El Salvador, Eritrea, Peru, South Africa, Uganda and various other countries . This article is republished with kind authorization from our friends at the The Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Plan Report, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, debates and discussions.November In, after the cuts were announced, the ACC launched the Advertising campaign for Patient Access, a nation-wide grassroots advertising campaign to raise awareness of the issue. The other day, Rep. Charlie Gonzalez introduced a costs with 55 bipartisan unique co-sponsors to freeze cuts at this year’s 2009 reimbursement levels. Senator Costs Nelson is currently leading a sign-on letter regarding the cuts in the Senate.