HIV: How Is PrEP Paid For?

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Many insurance policies cover some or all of the costs of PrEP. In Wisconsin, Badgercare Plus also covers PrEP. If you do not have health insurance or have high copays or deductibles, there are programs that will help with the cost.

If you have health insurance:

Find out what your insurance plan covers. Some insurance companies require that you get a pre-authorization or see a specialist. The Project Inform PrEP Flow Chart (PDF) can help you figure out where to begin.

If you do not have health insurance:

You may be eligible for Wisconsin’s Medical Assistance program—BadgerCare Plus. There are agencies that can assist you with applying for BadgerCare Plus.

If you are not eligible for health insurance or BadgerCare Plus, or have high deductibles or copays:

The following programs may also help you pay for PrEP:

Last Revised: January 18, 2019