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Can You Have Hiv And Be A Medical Assistant

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Medication Assistance

Do you know of any medication assistance available for HIV drugs? My dad has HIV and we are unable to afford the medications anymore. They are over $1000 a month. Please let me know if their is any assistant programs.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.There are several different patient assistance programs in the US that help in paying for HIV medications. I'd work with your father's case manager or AIDS Service Organization (ASO, check out ASOfinder.com or the yellow Read more »

foreign student

I'm an international student in Miami. Can I get HIV medical assistance? Read more »

Legal Immigrant in NYC

Doctors: Can a HIV infected legal immigrant avail of HIV medical assistance in NYC without becoming... Read more »
Articles
Texas Department of State Health Services

Emergency Relief HIV Medication Assistance for Those Displaced by Hurricane Katrina

... Austin -- The Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP), the AIDS DrugAssistance Program (ADAP) for the State of Texas, has been working to develop a specialprogram Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Foundation Trains HIV-Positive People in Lesotho to Assist Medical Workers

... The Clinton Foundation 's HIV/AIDS Initiative has trained 10 HIV-positive people in Lesotho to help doctors, nurses and pharmacists cope with treating people Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

320 Ohioans Lose Aid for HIV Drugs

... Staff members for Ohio's HIV medication assistance program recently notified 320 clients that they will no longer receive benefits due to new budget-tightening Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Know Now. Live Longer." Promotes HIV/AIDS Treatment Awareness

... "In 2008, 42 percent of the people living with HIV/AIDS in Memphis were not receiving medical care for their disease. A simple lack of awareness of the [Ryan White Program's] existence Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... 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 Read more »

Getting an understanding of HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 2 Replies
...Well like I said before I was just diagnoised. Im trying to get an understanding of the whole hiv/aids. The question that im going to ask might make you mad but its a question that I just sit and think about wondering if someone Read more »

TerryD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What's your story? Are you HIV-positive? Have you ever tested? Do you have any friends who have? DO you have any friends or know of individuals who have died Read more »