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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois ADAP Receives $3 Million in Additional Funds to Cover Rising Drug Prices, Increase in Clients

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) announced last week that the state's AIDS Drug Assistance Program will receive an additional $3.1 million in funds under the state's 2005 budget to cover the rising costs of antiretroviral drugs, an increase in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arizona ADAP Cuts Number of Medications Covered Under Program

The Arizona AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) has reduced the number of medications it will cover, however, antiretrovirals and drugs that treat opportunistic infections will not be affected, the Arizona Daily Star reports. The program relies... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virginia: HIV/AIDS Patients Scrambling to Cover Cost of Medications

As part of its cost-containment strategy, Virginia's AIDS Drug Assistance Program has announced plans to push 760 current clients with relatively stable immune systems out of ADAP and onto a waiting list. About 400 new ADAP applicants a year who... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Sharing information on ways to cover drug costs

Hello. Someone posted a question on 7/10/2003 and Ms. Breuer answered it (see below). I am writing this email to you, to offer a little bit of additional information. While it is true that persons with HIV can apply for ADAP if they no longer...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This system obscures your email address, so I don't have any way to address you, but thank you for this additional information on ways to cover the costs of HIV meds. I'm posting your information by changing the subject line of your... Read more »

How can I cover my drug costs?

Hi, and thanks for answering this. I am currently healthy and see no time in the near future having to go on disability due to my HIV. However ,I am concerned if at sometime, say 10 years down the road I need to go on disability, how does a person...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Wow--you DO think ahead! Very smart. Congratulations on your success with managing your HIV. Here's the best advice we can give you on this site: if you are working, check whether your employer offers long-term disability insurance. If so, sign... Read more »

ADAP Covering Atripla?

I am currently on Atripla and will have to go to ADAP in order to continue treatment. I noticed that Atripla is not listed on the ADAP formulary. Do you know if Atripla is now covered by ADAP? Thanks for your help....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The ADAP formularies vary from State to State. For example, the ADAP formulary in New York is different from the ADAP formularly in North Carolina. Atripla or its component parts are included as the preferred non-PI based regimen in the current... Read more »

adap program and united health care

Hello, I was wondering if you had any advice for me. I recently qualified for the illinois adap program. Which was a huge relief, since my deductible for my pharmacy is 2500 before they cover all costs. I received my first shipment of meds and...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I'm sorry to hear about the conflict in pharmacies. More and more insurance companies are requiring specific pharmacies and that can make ADAP more difficult to access. Your issue is with the insurance company that provides your health... Read more »
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North Carolina ADAP

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
This thread is going to need to be changed soon, to dying with hiv. I was informed last week by my case worker that North Carolina ADAP is not accepting any new clients. Also, if you let your account lapse, you won't be able to get your medicine... Read more »

COST AND COVERAGE

Posted by MACKD413, 4 Replies
NEW TO THIS SITE. USED A HOME HIV TEST AND TESTED POSITIVE. SECOND TEST FROM MY DOCTOR COME BACK TOMORROW. IF POSITIVE,HOW MUCH WILL THE MEDS COST AND WILL MY INSURANCE COVER SOME OF THE COST. Read more »

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual basis....thanks Read more »

Insurance companies and ADAP

Posted by cm82391, 1 Reply
So my partner and I are talking about entering a domestic partnership because his employer offers insurance to same-sex couples with patnership.

I'm not sure how this all works though. I'm currently on ADAP and they're pushing me to get insurance... Read more »