But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.
In a sign of growing frustration with the rollout of the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan, dozens of activists stormed the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5.
Delays in payments have caused hardships for people needing rental assistance, as well as the organizations that serve them.
As the 2020 presidential hopeful touts her HIV activist record, doubts remain as to whether her version of events is the full truth.
We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?
The PrEP Access and Coverage Act would guarantee insurance coverage for PrEP and fund PrEP for the uninsured.
Johana Medina died one year after Honduran transgender activist Roxsana Hernández also died in ICE custody.
"This isn't about you," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) told Gilead CEO Daniel O'Day. "We have legislated a system that allows [this] to happen."
Activists say this relatively small giveaway won't advance PrEP access or help end HIV in the U.S. the way a true price reduction would.
Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.