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MATEC
December 19, 2019
New Illinois Medicaid Prescription Drug Policy Coming January 1, 2020 Do you have patients, friends or clients who are on Medicaid? If the answer is “yes,” keep reading the important information below! On Jan. 1, 2020, prescription drug coverage is changing for Illinois Medicaid. Previously, Medicaid managed care plans covered whatever drugs they MORE
MATEC
December 19, 2019
HHS Adult and Adolescent Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Updated December 18, 2019: The HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents (the Panel) has just released an updated version of the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Adults and Adolescents with HIV. Key updates in this version of the guidelines include MORE
MATEC
December 19, 2019
HHS Launches Ready, Set, PrEP Program to Expand Access to Medication to Prevent HIV December 5, 2019: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week launched Ready, Set, PrEP, a national program that makes medications for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), taken daily to prevent HIV, available at no cost to people without prescription MORE
MATEC
December 19, 2019
Updates to the Talaromycosis Section of the Adult and Adolescent Opportunistic Infections Guidelines November 12, 2019: The Talaromycosis (formerly Penicilliosis) section of the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents with HIV has been updated. The Panel updated the text, epidemiology, diagnosis, MORE
MATEC
December 19, 2019
Updates to the Varicella-Zoster Virus Section of the Pediatric Opportunistic Infections Guidelines December 9, 2019: The Varicella-Zoster Virus section of the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children has been updated. The Panel updated this section to include new information on MORE
MATEC
October 31, 2019
Updates to section of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Children and Adolescents with HIV Infection October 25, 2019: Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Children and Adolescents with HIV Infection: The Panel updated this section and the recommended immunization schedule to include new vaccines available for the prevention of meningococcal infection (MenACWY-D MORE
MATEC
October 23, 2019
Updates to Several Tables in the Adult and Adolescent Opportunistic Infections Guidelines October 22, 2019: The Panel updated the following tables in the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents with HIV. The updates include information on new drugs added to the guidelines as well as information MORE
FDA
December 12, 2018
FDA approves TEMIXYS: New HIV Fixed Dose Drug Combination November 27, 2018: FDA recently approved TEMIXYS (lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) tablets, indicated for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adult and pediatric patients weighing at least 35 kg. TEMIXYS was approved based on two MORE
MATEC
December 12, 2018
GENVOYA renal labeling updates Click here to view full announcement with additional information (webpage) VIREAD HBV label updates (pediatrics) Click here to view full announcement with additional information (website)
MATEC
December 10, 2018
www.matec.info HIV News Alert Updated HHS Perinatal Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Released December 7, 2018: The HHS Panel on Treatment of Pregnant Women with HIV Infection and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission (the Panel) is pleased to announce the release of the updated Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant MORE
MATEC
November 27, 2018
OHIO: Increased HIV Transmission through Injection Drug Use The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is observing an increase in newly diagnosed HIV infections being reported among persons who inject drugs (PWID). While HIV remains predominantly a sexually transmitted infection, the proportion of cases reporting injection drug use (IDU) as the mode of MORE
MATEC
March 9, 2018
Updates to the Human Papillomavirus Disease Section of the Adult and Adolescent Oppotunistic Infections Guidelines Last updated: March 7, 2018; Last Reviewed: March 7, 2018 The Human Papillomavirus Disease section of the Guidlines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-infected Adults and adolescents was updated on March MORE

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