ADAP Waiting List Update: 1,125 People in 7 States as of August 9
August 10, 2012
Waiting List Client Demographics
African Americans and Hispanics represent 52% (47% and 5%, respectively) of clients on current ADAP waiting lists. Combined, Asians, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders and Alaskan Native/American Indians represent approximately 1% of the total ADAP waiting list population. Multi-racial ADAP clients represent 0% of the total ADAP waiting list population. Non-Hispanic whites comprise 19% of clients on ADAP waiting lists. Unknown is currently 28% of the total ADAP waiting list.
Almost three-quarters (71%) of ADAP clients on waiting lists are men. Approximately one quarter (28%) of ADAP waiting list clients are women.
Access to Medications
Case management services are being provided to ADAP waiting list clients through ADAP (1 ADAP), Part B (7 ADAPs), contracted agencies (4 ADAPs) and other agencies, including other Parts of Ryan White (2 ADAPs).
For clients on ADAP waiting lists who are currently on or in need of medications, seven ADAPs with waiting lists confirm that ADAP waiting list clients are receiving medications through either pharmaceutical company patient assistance programs (PAPs) Welvista, or other mechanisms available within the state.
Factors Leading to Implementation of Cost-Containment Measures
ADAPs reported the following factors contributing to consideration or implementation of cost containment measures:
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