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Major Health Insurer to Stop Covering Descovy to Prevent HIV

UnitedHealthcare, one of the largest health insurance companies in the nation, notified plan members that starting September 1, it will no longer cover Descovy as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV, reports MedCity News. The announcement arrives as a low-cost generic version of Truvada as PrEP will become available September 30. Approved as PrEP last… Read More »

Another big private insurer just vowed to fight ‘Medicare for All’ plans in Washington

Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a health care bill news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Humana CEO Bruce Broussard warned U.S. lawmakers Wednesday the insurer won’t back any legislation that makes private health coverage illegal as… Read More »