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Read @MAHPHealth statement below expressing concerns with SB1249, which would eliminate health plans’ ability to manage health care costs, quality, & utilization and will threaten our collective ability to meet the state’s cost growth benchmark.

DYK? Many @MAHPHealth member plans offer care management tools & resources to their members for HIV AIDS, including specialty care management programs for HIV AIDS and dedicated support through rare-disease case management nurses specially trained in HIV care. #HIVAwareness

Caring for those living with HIV: In addition to providing coverage for PrEP, @MAHPHealth member plans provide coverage to their members for HIV associated services including ongoing screenings, pregnancy tests, counseling & more, with no cost sharing. #HIVAIDSAwarenessMonth

When taken as prescribed, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Rx's are highly effective in preventing HIV. Under the Affordable Care Act & guidelines from the U.S. Preventative Services Taskforce, @MAHPmember plans provide coverage for PrEP as a preventive service w/ no cost sharing.

Today and throughout December, @MAHPHealth and our member plans observe World AIDS Day & HIV AIDS Awareness Month in support of the over 21,000 people living with HIV in Massachusetts. To learn more about HIV or find state & provider resources, visit:

Thanks @MAHPHealth for inviting us to be part of such an important discussion. It's great to continue to learn from folks across the country who are interested in lowering #healthcare prices.

Addressing social determinants of health: In 2022, @WellSense brought healthy food to members through Fresh Truck and Go Fresh Pop-Up Markets, providing fresh produce to more than 770 members in their local communities. Learn more in @MAHPHealth's report:

As retail drug spending has become one of the fastest areas of spending growth in MA, growing at an annualized rate of 7.5% between 2019 and 2020, @MAHPHealth member plans support the @MASS_HPCs recommendation to add pharma manufacturers into their oversight responsibilities.

DYK? In 2022, @MGBHealthPlan sponsored Home Start Inc. to prevent home evictions for low-income families residing in Greater Boston who have fallen behind in their rent & sponsored the Wish Project to help families in need establish long-term recovery.

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MAHP Health Plans Take Action to Increase Awareness of the ACCESS Law

Concerned by reports that health plan members are not fully utilizing expanded contraceptive coverage provided under a law passed in 2017, Massachusetts-based MAHP member plans providing coverage to fully-insured members have launched an aggressive public awareness campaign. Read More