Advocacy Group Pushes $6B National PrEP Program

By Jessica Karins / November 29, 2022 at 1:02 PM
HIV patient advocates say Congress needs to set aside $6 billion over 10 years for a national program to cover the costs of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV and associated services in order to meet the Biden administration’s goal of prescribing PrEP to 50% of the eligible population. The figure is $3 billion less than the administration seeks for the 10-year effort. “Missing from our nation’s effort to end HIV is a national PrEP program that covers the cost of...

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