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STD Awareness Month: Talk, Test, Treat

Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Katie Maher
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Source: CMS Medicare Learning Network

Take three simple actions to protect your patients: Talk about sexual health, test for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) as recommended, and treat patients following approved guidelines. Recommend appropriate Medicare-covered preventive services, including:

  • Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and High Intensity Behavioral Counseling to Prevent STIs  
  • Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Screening
  • HBV Vaccine and Administration
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Screening

For More Information:

Visit the Preventive Services website to learn more about Medicare-covered services.


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