CT/GC PDPT Distribution Program Eligibility

To be eligible to participate in the free Chlamydia/Gonorrhea (CT/GC) Patient-Delivered Partner Therapy (PDPT) Distribution Program, each clinic site and local health jurisdiction (LHJ) is required to meet all of the following criteria.

Each clinic site and/or LHJ must:

  • Be located in California
  • Serve a population that is at risk for STDs
  • Participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program
  • Serve a population that is uninsured or underinsured. This may be demonstrated by meeting one or more of the following criteria:
    • Affiliation with a local health jurisdiction
    • Designation as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), FQHC Look-Alike, or Rural Health Clinic (RHC)
    • Member of a community clinic consortium
    • Participation in the 340B Drug Pricing Program
    • Receipt of Ryan White funding
    • Receipt of Title X funding
    • Site pre-approved by Essential Access Health.

Additionally, each clinic site or LHJ must meet at least one of the following requirements for delivery of patient chlamydia and gonorrhea treatment:

  • Direct Onsite Dispensing - Provide direct onsite dispensing of chlamydia and gonorrhea medication to patients for their own treatment in the clinical setting. In this case, medication from the CT/GC PDPT Distribution Program can be provided to the patient by clinic staff.
  • Onsite Pharmacy - Provide chlamydia and gonorrhea medication to patients for their own treatment through an onsite pharmacy. In this case, medication from the CT/GC PDPT Distribution Program would be distributed by the pharmacist when filling the patients’ treatment.
  • Field-Delivered Treatment - Provide medicationfrom the CT/GC PDPT Distribution Program to patients and/or their sex partners through field-delivered treatment (FDT). This option is only available to LHJs.

Learn more about the patient treatment requirement on our FAQ page.