New Issue Briefs on Role of Medicaid in Improving PrEP Delivery

AcademyHealth has released two new issue briefs on the role of Medicaid in increasing access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

The first brief, Leveraging Medicaid Financing and Coverage Benefits to Deliver PrEP Intervention Services, presents a framework for considering applicable Medicaid program levers to increase and improve PrEP delivery as well as an overview of Medicaid financing issues for PrEP specific to provider and setting types. To access this brief, visit here.

The second brief, Enhancing Medicaid Provider and Patient Engagement and Education to Deliver PrEP Intervention Services, identifies educational resources and operational support tools that experts report would be most helpful in promoting engagement. It reviews potential uses of Medicaid claims data as well as discusses Medicaid benefits that may promote provider and patient engagement. To access this brief, visit here.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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