Practice Alert Podcast

A quick guide to PrEP: Steps to take & insurance coverage changes to watch for

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This month, Dr. Campos-Outcalt provides a practical framework for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis efforts, including tests you’ll need to order, medications at your disposal, follow-up steps to take, and details on which of your patients may no longer have out-of-pocket costs for their PrEP regimens.



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