The Statewide Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) Advisory Council has been established by the Department of Health, Division of HIV Disease to aid the Division in the carrying out of its Federal grant responsibilities for the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C.A. § 300ff-26). This Council holds four public meeting a year in service of this goal: two in Harrisburg, PA, and two electronically.
The SPBP Advisory Council provides program guidance and recommendations to the SPBP in regard to: drug formulary; covered lab services; drug utilization review; clinical programs; eligibility; and SPBP management. The HIV Prevention and Care Project supports the Council in its meetings and work, including hosting all publicly available information and deliverables on this site.
2018 SPBP Advisory Council Meetings
Thursday, January 25, 2018 10am - Noon (web conference, remote attendance)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10am - 3pm (Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, in-person attendance)
Thursday, July 26, 2018 10am - Noon (web conference, remote attendance)
Thursday, October 25, 2018 10am - 3pm (Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, in-person attendance)
Drug Formulary & Lab Services Committee
Drug Utilization Review & Clinical Programs Committe
Program Eligibility & Management Committee
Recent Meetings (pdf):
April 2018: Meeting Minutes (includes Fiscal Update)
January 2018: Meeting Minutes (includes Fiscal Update)