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Assistance With Hiv Prescription Drugs

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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...Contents Health Insurance AIDS Drugs Assistance Program Medicaid Drug Company Programs Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of your prescription drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to go to work for an employer who provides it. If you do not work, or your employer does not offer health coverage, check if you qualify for any public health...
Ask the Experts

HIV antivirals and Medicare Drug Plan

I am HIV positive and currently receiving SSDI benefits, and have been working through Social Security's "Return to Work" program for the past few years. However, my current position ends in May 2010 and so does the insurance provided through that...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...information for someone who calls on them for that drug company, and call that person. At the same time, contact your nearest AIDS service organization and ask about short-term use of your state's ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program). Those are... Read more »

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
...places have funds to help for medication co-payments, although these are few and far between. I would check with your local AIDS service organizations which often have staff who do nothing but deal with insurance and funding issues such as... Read more »

HIV+ and looking for independent health insurance with prescription coverage: where to start?

My partner of two years is HIV+ and is about to start taking HIV medications. He cannot afford them, but he does not qualify for state assistance. He has also been denied by the drug assistance programs offered by the drug makers. Our last resort is...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...period of time (probably 12 months) during which the plan would not cover treatment for any HIV-related services, including prescription drugs. Since any health plan application will include questions relating to current health conditions, he... 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
...happy to see you and write for your prescriptions -- the problem is who would pay for them. You might consider checking with an HIV case manager here who could do some research about what options are available for coverage for the drug costs. ... Read more »
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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 Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Statement From Secretary Sebelius on Reallocating $25 Million for AIDS Drug Assistance

... The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services took an important step to improve access to critical HIV/AIDS prescription drugs. The $25 million reallocated for AIDS drug assistance provides resources to States that have AIDS Drug Assistance... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs: A Lifeline for People With HIV

...ADAPs? Part of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006 (Ryan White Program), ADAPs are the major source of prescription drugs for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. who have limited or no prescription drug... Read more »
Project Inform

Your New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit For Californians Living With HIV/AIDS

...or receive supplemental security income (SSI). Your New Prescription Drug Benefit The new program that will pay for your prescription drugs is called Medicare Part D . The federal agency that administers this program is called the Center... Read more »
Connect With Others

New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Cost More Than Kaletra, Advocates Urge We may be only days away from an announcement that the U.S. has approved a new HIV medication: TMC114 (darunavir), a protease inhibitor that may be especially helpful for people with resistance to... Read more »

Cheaper Medication

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HealthCare Options, LLC. We offer a service to people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States, that assists them with purchasing prescription medication from Canada. By doing this, we are able to offer those without prescription coverage or... Read more »

Case Management Assistant D.C.

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS Council (NMAC) is the premier national organization developing leadership in communities of color to address the issues of HIV/AIDS. If you seek a career dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS in a workplace that values leadership, ingenuity and... Read more »

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous
...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 of Columbia Start Date:... Read more »