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Can I Afford Hiv Medicine

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Affordable Hepatitis C Medicine Can Cut Number of New Infections

Financial Times : Global push can bring remedies within reach of all who need them Stefan Wiktor, team leader of the WHO's global hepatitis program, and Gottfried Hirnschall, director of WHO's HIV department "We are witnessing a remarkable... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Implications of the Affordable Care Act for People With HIV Infection and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: What Does the Future Hold?

There are numerous aspects of the Affordable Care Act that will be important for people with HIV in the U.S., including consumer protections and private insurance reforms, establishment of health care marketplaces in every state, new benefit... Read more »

HIV Care and the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act: The name alone is enough to make the eyes of clinicians and patients alike glaze over. Yet the impact of the ACA (colloquially called Obamacare) has the potential to be massive when it comes to access to clinical care for... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Affordable HIV Meds in Third World Country

Hi, I am from Philippines and living with HIV in my country is a bit hard as there are no available HIV medicines which were developed recently such as atripla, complera, and stribild. We have medicines but the only available are those approved 10...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There are some internet pharmacies through which generic versions of Atripla (ie drug manufactured in India) are available for reduced prices by US standards. I would ask your HIV physician and local community based organizations if they are aware... Read more »

Make only 12,000 a year, how can i afford meds?

Dr. Young,Hi I have a real problem. I make only 12,000 a year and there is no way i will be able to pull off the full cost of medicines? I need treatment, where do i go for assistance? Please im desperate. Have no insurance. Cd 4 200 viral load...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Assuming that you live in the US and are fortunate enough to live in a state with good funding for their AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), you should have little difficulty in obtaining medications for treating HIV.There are a number of... Read more »

can't afford meds even with insurance!

i have been dealing with being HIV positive for around 20 years. stayed in a working arena where i could get public assistance due to my range of income. i decided to try and reach higher, get into management and better myself.I have had to fight...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Assuming that it is the HIV medications that are too expensive for you, you should contact the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) in your state to see if your current income is low enough to provide some assistance. Your local AIDS Service... Read more »

I can only afford one of the three meds

I just found out I am in the "donut hole" of Medicare and can't afford the $1,000. co-pay Blue Cross and Blue Shield is asking me for my anit-virals: Epivir, Isentress, and Kalepra. I can afford to pay for one....which one should I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Your's is a difficult situation. First and foremost you should not, definitely not, take just one of your medications. Especially not lamivudine (Epivir) or (raltegravir) Isentress, since both have low genetic... Read more »
Connect With Others

Where to fill prescriptions affordably

Posted by joejoe, 1 Reply
I have been doing some research for a family member who is HIV-positive about where to get medication without going bankrupt. I came across a new website that has promise.

Has anyone seen this one? It looks pretty good great... Read more »

AIDS Medicine Recycling Project

Posted by Anonymous

Our organization, Recycle4Life, collect unused AIDS/HIV medications and deliver them overseas at no charge to people who cannot afford them or dont have access to them at all. Visit our web site

Marina Tonkonogy


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Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies

Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

More than 36 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. Ninety percent are living in developing countries where the high prices of medications are effectively condemning them to death. Without drastic changes to...
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Free HIV medicine

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
I have figured out a way to get my HIV medication for free. It does not cost me one penny at all, thank God! Im sure no one is interested so I wont bother posting the details. Read more »