Department Issues an All Plan Letter Requiring No Cost Sharing on Preventative Health Services Coverage for HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

By Hunter W. Collins On July 6, 2021, the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) released All Plan Letter (APL) 21-018, which requires health plans to provide “coverage for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) antiretroviral drugs, including preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or Continue reading

Board of Pharmacy Readopts Emergency Regulation Related to HIV Preexposure and Postexposure Treatment

By Anna Schwartz At its September 17, 2020 meeting, the Board of Pharmacy (BOP) voted to readopt emergency regulations to add section 1747,  Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) to establish a training program for pharmacists to Continue reading

Senator Gonzalez Introduces Equal Insurance HIV Act

By Marie McDonald Hulen SB 961 (Gonzalez), as introduced on February 10, 2020, known as the Equal Insurance HIV Act, would repeal and add sections 799.01 and 799.02, and add sections 799.03–799.10 to the Insurance Code. The California Department of Continue reading