PrEP Resources for Washington

Basic information and about PrEP:

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Public Health Seattle & King County - PrEP (English and Spanish)

PrEP information and resources for women:

PleasePrEPMe - PrEP for Women

FAQs and resources about PrEP and transgender women:

PleasePrEPMe - PrEP for Trans Women

Online tool for deciding about taking PrEP:

We Are 1 - Is PrEP Right for You Quiz   

The Stigma Project - Is PrEP Right For Me?

Videos about PrEP:

What Is PrEP? (English and Spanish)

Project Inform PrEP videos (English and Spanish)

Greater Than AIDS - #AskTheHIVDoc: All About PrEP!

Tools for finding a PrEP provider near you:

PrEP Navigators in Washington State  

PrEP Prescribing Providers

Guide to discussing PrEP with your provider:

CDC - Talk to Your Doctor About PrEP

Tools to help estimate and pay PrEP costs:

PrEP Navigators in Washington State

Washington State PrEP Drug Assistance Program

Project Inform - Getting Yourself Prepared for PrEP Flow Chart 

Downloadable and/or printable materials about PrEP: Virtual Library (English and Spanish)

Project Inform PrEP/PEP pocket cards (English and Spanish)

Facebook groups about PrEP:

PrEP Facts: Rethinking HIV Prevention and Sex

PrEP Facts: Women's Sexuality and HIV Prevention

Tools to help estimate and pay PrEP costs:

There are multiple programs that help cover the cost of the PrEP medication, Truvada. Each is a little different with varying eligibility criteria. Talk with a local PrEP Navigator to get support in applying to these Patient Assistance Programs.

Gilead Sciences - Truvada PrEP Access and Assistance Programs

Patient Advocate Foundation - Copay Relief 

Washington State PrEP Drug Assistance Program: 360-236-3412

PrEP Prescribing Providers

Guides for starting a patient on PrEP:

PrEP information (webpage)

Guidance for PrEP Use

Black Americans and HIV/AIDS: the Basics (webpage)

CDC PrEP Fact Sheet (PDF) 

Informed Choice PrEP Counseling (webpage)

PrEP Provider Pocket Guide (PDF) 

US Public Health Service Summary of Guidance for PrEP Use Table

In-depth clinical practice guidelines for PrEP:

CDC - Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States, 2017 Update- A Clinical Practice Guideline (PDF)

CDC - Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States, 2017 Update- Clinical Providers' Supplement (PDF)

SIECUS - PrEP Education for Youth-Serving Primary Care Providers Toolkit

United States Preventative Service Task Force draft recommendations 

Guideline on When to Start Antiretroviral Therapy and on Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV 

Videos on caring for patients on PrEP:

TheBodyPro - PrEP: More Than HIV Prevention

Assessment tool for starting a patient on PrEP:

TheBodyPro - Assessment Tool: Is PrEP Indicated?

Printable quick guide to HIV prevention counseling:

HIVE - Combination Prevention Counseling

Training opportunities and capacity-building assistance:

Capacity Building Assistance Provider Network

AIDS Education and Training Centers

CME/CNE Self-Study Module

National Curriculum: Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Core Concepts - Introduction

Individual expert clinical consultation:

NCCC PrEP Warmline: (855) 448-7737 or (855) HIV-PrEP, Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET

Video explaining what PrEP is and why PrEP access is important:

Demystifying HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Tool for promoting PrEP prescribing among non-HIV providers:

CDC - Any Provider Can Prescribe PrEP infographic

In-depth online tools for becoming a PrEP champion:

BETA - SF AIDS Foundation: Blog with a focus on improving HIV health literacy

Screening Tools

Sexual Health and Your Patients - A Provider's Guide

Sexual Health and Your Patients - Pocket Guide

Sexual History Taking Toolkit - Includes Videos, Forms, Assessment, Questions to Ask Pocket Guide

Billing and Insurance

PrEP is an A rated service under the USPTF. A key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the requirement that private insurance plans cover recommended preventive services graded with and A or B from the USPSTF without any patient cost-sharing.

Tool for billing for PrEP-related services:

Washington State DOH – Common PrEP-related Billing Codes

Fact Sheet on Preventative Services Covered by Private Health Plans (webpage)

NASTAD Billing and Coding Guide for HIV Prevention (PDF) (April 2016)

This coding guide will describe procedure (CPT®) and diagnosis code (International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, Clinical Modification, ICD-10) that health care professionals can use when submitting claims for reimbursement for HIV Prevention Services, including PrEP.