Life and Disability Insurance Coverage Denied for Taking PrEP

Life and Disability Insurance Coverage Denied for Taking PrEP

An HIV- doctor has been denied life and disability insurance because he is taking PrEP to prevent HIV infection. Despite being recommended by the CDC as a safe and effective way to prevent HIV infection some insurance companies refuse to offer coverage to those taking it. This New York Times article exposes practices by these insurance companies that are motivated by fear and stigma rather than science.