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Emergency Assistance For AIDS Meds

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emergency assistance for hiv meds

where can i find emergency hiv meds?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.In the US, if you run out of your medications, I'd recommend first talking to your healthcare provider, AIDS Service Organization or case manager to see what resources are available in your community. Between... Read more »

Financial assistance for insurance premiums/meds

Between drug co-pays and insurance premiums, I pay $3500.00 quarterly. I do not qualify for ADAP... Read more »

MEDICAL AND HEALTH ASSISTANCE

I AM A 26 YR OLD FEMALE WHO HAS BEEN HIV POSITIVE SINCE 04. I HAVE BEEN OFF AND ON MY MEDS. WHEN I... 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 to provide emergency assistance to the ADAP clients in Louisiana, Mississippi andAlabama... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Emergency Summit Addresses AIDS Drug Assistance Program Funding Shortages, Both Now and Long-Term

Over the weekend, officials and advocates gathered in Fort Lauderdale for an emergency summit on funding gaps in state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs. In the United States, 5,550 HIV/AIDS patients are on ADAP medication waiting lists, according to... Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

ADAP Crisis Task Force Reaches Agreement With ViiV Healthcare to Assist Struggling ADAPs; Calls for Emergency Federal Funding

Washington, DC -- As part of ongoing efforts by the ADAP Crisis Task Force (ACTF) and the pharmaceutical industry to address the unprecedented need for access to antiretroviral medicines through AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP), the ACTF... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

AIDS Action Applauds President's $65 Million Request For AIDS Drug Assistance Programs

President Clinton announced last night that he will seek an additional $65 million in emergency FY 97 funding for the beleaguered AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) funded under title II of the Ryan White CARE Act. This request would be in addition... Read more »
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patient assistance programs

Posted by douglass, 3 Replies
hey everybody- just wanted to let you know that there are some great patient assistance programs out there for alot of your hiv needs- for free meds go to your local social services office-for treatment of facial fat loss look up sculptra and... Read more »

Prescription Insurance Emergency

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a worker for the NYC government, I am finding that our medical plans cover less and less for prescriptions. The plan I am in now will not cover me adequately at all -- it has a $3,000 cap -- and I really need to know if there is anyone who can... 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 »

Need help with Meds Assistance

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 2 Replies
Hello all:

Been a while since I posted here, but what happened today has led me to post. Well I have been unemployed since May, and have managed to get by stringing along my meds until now. So now I decide to go and seek Ryan White help in Rhode... Read more »