Price of supplies and services for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, was $14,107 that was an increase of $5,635 weighed against the last period driven by the upsurge in revenues and acquired businesses.8 percent of revenues.5 percent of revenues. Worker costs include salaries and benefits of employees employed in each business segment directly. Direct operating costs consist of occupancy costs, insurance, communications and various other costs incurred directly within each working segment. Working margin, expressed as gross revenue less worker costs and other direct costs, for the 90 days ended March 31, 2011, increased by $1,061 to $3,740 compared to $2,679 in the prior period.The editorial applaud[s] efforts to prevent new HIV/AIDS cases and provide treatment to people that have the disease, concluding, The fight against AIDS demands not only vigilance but also continuous education. An informed populace may be the best defense from this ferocious epidemic . This article is certainly republished with kind permission from our friends at The Kaiser Family members Foundation. You can view the complete Kaiser Daily Health Policy Survey, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, discussions and debates.