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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

National ADAP Working Group Calls for $303 Million Increase in Federal ADAP Spending for FY 2006

The National ADAP Working Group -- a coalition of AIDS treatment organizations, AIDS doctors and pharmaceutical companies -- on Friday said Congress needs to increase federal spending on AIDS drug assistance programs by at least $303 million in... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

ADAP Activists Needed in All U.S. States and Territories

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is the payer of last resort for HIV-related drug costs for persons with limited income. For several reasons -- people living longer, higher drug costs, and political neglect -- this program has become... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

Can an HMO be forced to cover facial wasting surgery?

Hello-I recently read that a bill was passed in California that forces HMO's to cover surgery for facial wasting if you petition your carrier. Is this true? Thanks,Lewis...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
There was pending legislation in California re certain injections for wasting syndrome. I do not know if that passed. I suggest that you contact your doctor who should be able to advise you what the law is and what the requirements are for the... Read more »

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 »

Who's covering Injections in the Atlanta, GA Area?

I've been having a time finding someone qualified and that will accept Medicare as payment for the facial filler injections. One doctor I spoke with said if Medicare would reimburse me he would do it as he didn't want to be bothered with...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Medicare is getting ready to set up payments, but not yet. Please get back to me in a month and hopefully I can provide you with the info you need.nelson... Read more »
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ADAP Eligibilty Question

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
So I have been positive since July 2012, have been on meds since December 2012 thanks to ADAP, I go to my appointment tomorrow for eligibility. Since I was already eligible once, is there any paperwork I need to bring besides my recent paystubs? Read more »

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 »

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 »

ADAP Program

Posted by Davidian, 2 Replies
Hi to everybody

my name is Davide and I'm Italian. I'm Hiv person and i would to move to California. Anyone of you are into ADAP Program?
You think is a good program?
I hope to talk to someone of you, who could help me to know all about living in... Read more »