CSHP Sponsored Bill SB159 Signed By Governor Newsom Today
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CSHP Sponsored Bill SB 159:
HIV: Preexposure and Postexposure Prophylaxis
Signed Into Law By Governor Newsom

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SB 159 (Wiener): HIV- Preexposure and Postexposure Prophylaxis was signed into law today, October 7th, 2019, by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 159 authorizes pharmacists to furnish pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP and PEP) without a physician's prescription. The bill also prohibits insurance companies from requiring prior authorizations for patients to obtain PrEP coverage (View Governor's Press Release). 


"This bill moves us one step closer to the #PharmacyEvolution by being able to be provide the best pharmacist public healthcare to all", CSHP CEO, Loriann De Martini, PharmD, BCGP stated. "CSHP leadership wants to thank all of our members who wrote in letters of support and lead the grassroot efforts because without you this would not have been possible


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