Print this page    •   Back to Web version of article

Michelle J. Sherman, R.Ph., A.A.H.I.V.P.
Ask Your Online HIV Pharmacist

Anthem Blue Cross Settles Mandatory Mail Order Lawsuit on HIV Medications
June 6, 2013

On May 23, a settlement was reached in San Diego Superior Court in the lawsuit brought against Anthem Blue Cross when Anthem instituted mandatory mail order on HIV specialty drugs.

Read more …

Don't Take NO for an Answer: How to Overcome Your Insurance Company Choosing Your Pharmacy for You
April 26, 2013

By now you have probably read my original articles "Know Your Pharmacist, Know Your Pharmacy" and learned how your pharmacist is a key member of your health care team, and "10 Steps To Choosing The Pharmacy That's Right For You." Now that you're armed with this information, what do you do when you can't shop around for an HIV pharmacy in your area or you have to just use the closest one that takes your insurance?

Read more …

10 Steps to Choosing the Pharmacy That's Right for You
February 12, 2013

Your medications are a crucial component of your treatment plan for HIV. The pharmacist and the pharmacy staff are important members of your health care team. It is very important that the members of the staff at the pharmacy are HIV sensitive and that you feel comfortable and welcome at the pharmacy.

Read more …

Know Your Pharmacist, Know Your Pharmacy
February 12, 2013

Whether you have just found out that you are HIV positive or you've been living with HIV for years, whether you are not on any HIV medications or you have been on HIV meds for years, this information is essential to helping you along in your journey with HIV.

Read more …

You can find this article online by typing this address into your Web browser:

General Disclaimer: is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided through should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, consult your health care provider.