Help end the HIV, Hep C & STD Epidemics in California

Project Inform is pleased to be one of the key leaders of a critically important and innovative effort to end the HIV, HCV and STD epidemics in California. We have the tools we need to effectively address these epidemics and our coalition of over 85 community…Read More

Rededicating ourselves to fierce advocacy on World AIDS Day 2018

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day, conceived of by two public information officers from the World Health Organization in the 1980s as a day of HIV “awareness and remembrance.” Increasing awareness is important. Our lives count, and when the very existence of those we love and fight…Read More

Project Inform and AIDS United Release Report on Efforts to Bring Safer Consumption Spaces to U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 28, 2018 CONTACT: Kyle Murphy, 202-876-2820, kmurphy@aidsunited.org Identify key barriers and offer specific strategies to extend funding and advocate for their establishment  Washington, DC – AIDS United and Project Inform released a report today examining current efforts to bring Safer Consumption Spaces…Read More

Administration Proposes Dangerous Access Barriers for HIV Drugs

Reprinted from The AIDS Institute Media Contact:  Carl Schmid: (202) 669-8267 cschmid@theaidsinstitute.org Proposed Medicare Part D Rule Ignores Treatment Protocols Washington, DC – Today, the Trump Administration proposed to add unprecedented access restrictions to lifesaving HIV drugs that, if finalized, will jeopardize our Nation’s efforts to provide treatment to…Read More

RX ALERT: Requirements for furnishing and dispensing drugs during a declared state of emergency

CPhA would like to remind pharmacists about the Board of Pharmacy’s requirements for furnishing prescription drugs in a declared state of emergency. Under Business and Professions Code 4062, a pharmacist may, in good faith, furnish dangerous drugs and devices without a prescription as long as: It’s in…Read More

Important Information for Medicare Beneficiaries Affected by Wild Fire Disasters

California Health Advocates (CHA) received communication from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that people with Medicare who live in or were evacuated from a FEMA-declared wild fire emergency or disaster area will be eligible for a Special Election Period (SEP) to switch, disenroll…Read More

Gov. Brown Signs “Co-Pay Cap” Legislation Keeping Prescription Drugs Affordable

SB 1021 has been signed into law. Project Inform worked hard with our partners including Health Access on this bill which now explicitly protects PrEP as well. We continue to work with the Department of Managed Health Care on the monitoring of the legislation particularly in…Read More