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USPSTF Gives "A" Rating for PrEP

Tuesday, June 11, 2019


On June 11, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued an "A" recommendation that clinicians should offer pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to individuals who are at high risk of HIV acquisition.

The Affordable Care Act requires private health plans to provide coverage of USPSTF A and B recommendations without cost sharing. The category "A" means: "The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial."

Read the Final Recommendation Statement: Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Preexposure Prophylaxis.

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