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Preventive Service Coverage

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) now requires qualified health plans to cover PrEP as a preventive service at no cost to the patient. Most private insurance plans must provide $0 cost-sharing for at least one PrEP product, so most patients should not need copay assistance programs.

The following infographic summarizes the steps to verify that a given plan is offering PrEP at no cost to the patient. Visit to get started, or visit your state-based marketplace.

NASTAD PrEP Coverage Brief: PrEP Services Covered with No Cost-Sharing: This fact sheet walks through the coverage and cost-sharing requirements for public and private payers that come with this USPSTF Grade A recommendation. It summarizes federal guidance on implementing Preventive Services provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including new federal sub-regulatory guidance addressing PrEP services released on July 19, 2021.

PrEP Coverage Check—A PrEP Verification Tool: This tool aims to assist PrEP navigators and enrollment assisters quickly verify whether PrEP medications are covered in select health plans throughout the 2022 Open Enrollment Period

State-based Marketplaces

California - Covered California

Colorado - Connect for Health Colorado

Connecticut - Access Health CT

District of Columbia - DC Health Link

Idaho - Your Health Idaho

Kentucky Kynect

Maine CoverME

Maryland - Maryland Health Connection

Massachusetts - Massachusetts Health Connector

Minnesota - MNsure

Nevada - NevadaHealthLink

New Mexico - BewellNM

New York - New York State of Health

New Jersey - Get Covered NJ

Pennsylvania - Pennie

Rhode Island - HealthSourceRI

Vermont - Vermont Health Connect

Washington State - Washington Healthplanfinder

For more information about state-based marketplaces, visit the Kaiser Family Foundation’s State Health Insurance Marketplace Types, 2022 resource.