Coverage of Hepatitis B & C Drugs - Florida 2015 Silver Qualified Health Plans

Tampa, FL – Eight out of the 12 major insurers offering qualified health plans in Florida charge beneficiaries coinsurance as high as 30 to 50 percent of cost for all or almost all hepatitis B and C drugs. This makes access to these medications difficult for people living with hepatitis. While The AIDS Institute previously has filed a complaint against four issuers with discriminatory plan design for placing all HIV drugs on the highest cost tier, the analysis released today of Florida’s Silver 2015 qualified plans reveals that discriminatory plan design is much more widespread for people accessing hepatitis B and C drugs than HIV drugs. Read more

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