Carl Schmid describes the steps that can be taken to reduce inequities in PrEP uptake, focusing on community and provider education in episode 14 of Managed Healthcare Executive’s “Evaluating the Current and Future Opportunities for HIV PrEP.”
Details the policies and programs needed to overcome barriers to #PrEP access, including funding a national PrEP program with grants for community and provider outreach, coverage of associated services, and enforcing no-cost-sharing rules
Details policies and programs needed to ensure and promote PrEP access to #endHIV: reviewing insurance plans to see if they follow the ACA requirement to cover PrEP w/o patient cost-sharing, the need for greater funding of @CDC_HIVAIDS & community health centers, & potential USPSTF evaluation of long-acting PrEP products
Provides a description of The Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative, which aims to reduce new HIV infections by 90 percent in ten years through expanded testing, treatment, and prevention. Additionally, provides an update on Congressional funding for the initiative.