Smart + Strong.
All Rights Reserved.
Smart + Strong®
is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.
People 55 and older represent 41% of the U.S. population living with HIV. Learn more about #HIVandAging and #NHAAD.
The American Red Cross started screening all donors using a questionnaire to evaluate behavior-based risk. Folks on PrEP may not donate.
The proposal improves on current Medicare coverage, which allows cost-sharing fees and mostly excludes long-acting PrEP.
Ending the mandate to cover preventive care such as PrEP “will cause incalculable harm to our efforts to end the HIV epidemic.”
New agreement ensures coverage of prevention services for now, a move applauded by patient groups for those with cancer, HIV and more.
Judge’s ruling could limit access to free HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, cancer screenings and more.
The Texas ruling builds on a case in which a plaintiff objected, on religious grounds, to providing free HIV prevention PrEP to employees.
$9.6B for a new PrEP program to prevent HIV, $11B to eliminate hepatitis C and several proposed funding boosts encourage advocates.
Monoclonal antibodies used to prevent COVID-19 in immunocompromised people aren’t active against new virus variants.
Plus: Over 10 prevention services related to hepatitis, HIV and sexually transmitted infections covered by the Affordable Care Act.
Many people with HCV are eligible for PrEP, but most are not aware of it and even fewer are using it.
The ruling centered on PrEP as HIV prevention but could apply to cancer screenings and other services and drugs.
Most cases in the ongoing outbreak have been among gay and bisexual men and are largely associated with sex.
HIV advocates cheer: “In many ways, this is a very bold budget.” But they also call for a strategic national PrEP program.
COVID-19 had an “immense impact” on HIV, hepatitis and STI screening, prevention and care.
Oklahoma ranks third in the nation for hepatitis C deaths. The state also has a high rate of rural HIV transmission.
You have been inactive for 60 minutes and will be logged out in . Any updates not saved will be lost.
Click here to log back in.