Drastic federal cuts to the 340B program. Alarming changes to Gilead’s Advancing Access Program. If your organization is a federal grantee or health system providing HIV care and/or prevention services, you know there has never been a more important time to future-proof your program—while still offering the highest standards of compassionate care.
What’s more, how entities provide care to their communities is quickly changing. Per CDC guidelines, providers are encouraged to prescribe PrEP to any patient who asks for it, and to have conversations about PrEP with all sexually active adolescent and adult patients. Telehealth is making care more accessible to rural communities, as well as eliminating some of the barriers and fears for patients who don’t feel comfortable in traditional health care settings.
What does all that mean for covered entities? It means the landscape is changing quickly, and there is an urgent need to consider the entire health care journey of all your patients, both those who are a part of the LGBTQ+ community and those who are not. Simply segmenting care into prevention and care categories is no longer going to cut it—and both the future of your business and the wellness of your patients is on the line.
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