California Insurance Commissioner launches probe into life/disability insurance denials for people who take PrEP

Through advocacy work conducted by Project Inform and its partners in the California HIV Alliance, today February 15 California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones released this statement: SACRAMENTO, Calif. – “Today I directed the California Department of Insurance to open an investigation into published reports that gay men have been…Read More

FDA approves new single tablet regimen for treating HIV, called Biktarvy

On February 7, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new single tablet regimen for treating chronic HIV infection under the brand name Biktarvy. The regimen is comprised of the new integrase inhibitor bictegravir along with two NRTIs, emtricitabine (FTC) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF). The…Read More

Project Inform announces launch of new online PrEP resources for clinicians, support staff

Project Inform is very pleased to announce the launch of a slide presentation to assist front line medical staff in providing PrEP, entitled “PrEP Basics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Providing PrEP”. This resource was produced at the invitation of and with support from Med-IQ. It accompanies Med-IQ’s new…Read More

The drug pricing issue that could erupt this year

Consumers could soon face surprising increases in how much they have to pay for their prescription drugs, thanks to changes in the way health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers process coupons from drug manufacturers. Why it matters: Midterm elections are coming up in the fall. High drug prices have…Read More, Project Inform launch Spanish edition of “Helping People Access PrEP” manual

FEBRUARY 7, 2018. SAN FRANCISCO: and Project Inform are pleased to announce the Spanish edition of their PrEP navigation manual, “Helping People Access Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis,” to assist PrEP navigation staff in California. This publication provides the entire manual in Spanish, with a wide range of…Read More

Project Inform and California HIV Alliance denounces new DHHS “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division”

Today, Project Inform joins its partners in the California HIV Alliance which issued today its statement in response to the announcement by the President’s Administration to create a new “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” at the DHHS. >>>>>>>> “We join with the true moral majority in…Read More

Project Inform signs letter to Pres Trump urging commitment to eliminating hepatitis in the US

As the U.S. is falling behind in hepatitis elimination efforts, Project Inform added their name this week to a community sign-on letter to President Trump demanding federal investment in the HHS’s National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan. The letter — signed by more than 60 organizations —…Read More