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Assistance With Hiv Prescription Drugs

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mississippi Medicaid Drug Policy Limiting Prescription Drugs Soon Will Be Lifted for HIV-Positive People, Assistant AG Says

A policy limiting the number of brand-name prescription drugs that Mississippi's Medicaid program beneficiaries can receive soon will be lifted for HIV-positive people, according to state Assistant Attorney General Harold Pizzetta, the AP/Biloxi ... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Patient Assistance Programs: Getting Free Drug from the Drug Makers

The ever-escalating costs of many prescription medications have created barriers to accessing necessary treatment for people who are uninsured, underinsured, and/or have a low income. The somewhat negative term often used to refer to folks in this... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs: A Lifeline for People With HIV

More than twenty years after the approval of the first antiretroviral and despite numerous advancements in the treatment of HIV, getting HIV-related medications to all those who need them remains a critical challenge, even in the United States.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Prescription Assistance STAT!!

Hi Mr. Fawcett - I was diagnosed HIV+ in June 2010. My numbers have come in as follows:6/14/10 - CD4: 371; VL: 63908/17/10 - CD4: 335; VL: 371010/19/10 - CD4: 352; VL: 84701/4/10 - CD4: 328; VL: 11320I just left my doctor visit with the high...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
I commend you on your research and empathize with the struggle to pay for medication. Unfortunately patient assistance programs are being pummeled by governmental funding crises. Every state and locale has different programs, the status of which... Read more »

Meeting Prescription Assistance Requirements

I am facing a situation where I will be financially unable to meet the initial costs of my medication at the beginning of the year when my prescription assistance expires. Do programs ever make exceptions to their programs that require Medicare...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am not sure what your question is but let me provide you some information that might be helpful. I am assuming that you have Medicare, including Medicare Part D. You pay a monthly premium for Medicare Part D. This premium varies by the plan... Read more »

How to obtain prescription drugs after insurance

My husband and I are self-employed. I had been searching for months for answers that we needed about insurance etc. and came across your website by accident. We were so glad that we did. You had answered many questions about HIPAA insurance. Our...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Most states have an AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) that helps people obtain these expensive medications. You can learn about your state's ADAP program by doing a search for it on your state's government Web site. But I would suggest... Read more »

MED ASSISTANCE FOR HIV+ FOREIGN STUDENT

Dear Doc. Henry Keith I am an University student, recently I got a scholarship to Minnesota University so I am planning to travel to the U.S by the end of the year. I have a J-Visa which is for foreign students but I wonder about my HIV+ condition....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The US health care system is a sorry mess with good points and bad points. Fair payment for prescriptions can be a problem. Many docs here (myself included) would be happy to see you and write for your prescriptions -- the problem is who would pay... Read more »
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HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Assist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org.
Washington , District... Read more »

Assistant Project Director NYC

Posted by Anonymous
Assistant Project Director
The Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST)
Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY)
New York, NY

A full-time position to assist the Project Director for a four-year NIH-funded... Read more »

Privacy of Pharmacy Prescription Files

Posted by Anonymous
If you are HIV-positive or have AIDS, and your prescription or medical information has been sold or disclosed by your pharmacy without your knowledge or permission, your privacy rights may have been violated, depending on the laws of the state where... Read more »

DEPRESSION---ASSISTANCE??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi everyone- My name is Sidney-I am 29 and I have been

positive now for going on five years- and I have dealt with

my diagnosis up to this point in time by not dealing with it at

all, disassociation, and self-delusional, self-destructive

behavioral... Read more »