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PrEP Access

PrEP can be expensive, but there are many payment assistance programs available to help make it affordable. In fact, 99% of Nurx PrEP patients pay nothing for their medication. Lab costs can vary depending on if you use health insurance. At Nurx, home testing kits can be as low as $25. Free or sliding scale testing is also available at many local public health departments.

How Does the Gilead Patient Assistance Program (Advancing Access) Work?

The Gilead patient assistance program, also referred to as Advancing Access, is a program that can help you to better afford your PrEP prescription. If you don’t have health insurance, or your health insurance provider does not provide prescription coverage for PrEP, you may qualify to receive…

Does the Gilead Copay Card, Advancing Access, or PAF grant cover my Nurx PrEP home testing kit?

Unfortunately, no payment assistance programs currently cover lab testing, including our home testing kits.

What payment assistance programs are available for PrEP?

Gilead’s Co-Pay Card This card is available to anyone with commercial insurance and provides $4,800 per year towards the cost of Truvada, with no monthly limit. It can be used for copays, coinsurance, or for high deductible plans. For specific questions regarding Gilead’s Co-Pay Card, please call: (800) 226-2056. Important…

What questions should I ask my insurance company if I’m interested in PrEP?

If you have insurance, it’s important to call your insurance provider and understand how much of your prescription they cover. To call your insurance company and apply for any payment assistance programs, you will want to reserve 30 to 60 minutes. Please ask the following questions: Is a medication called…

What can I do if I am not in a state that Nurx serves and my provider refuses to give me PrEP?

If you’re trying to get on PrEP and a health care provider has refused to prescribe it or your insurance won’t cover it, or if you are experiencing difficulty obtaining long-term care or life insurance as a result of using PrEP, contact Lambda Legal’s Help Desk at 1-866-542-8336 or

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