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AIDS InfoNet

Selling Your Life Insurance

...it will pay for a policy, and whether there are any other conditions that must be met. Normally, to sell a policy, you will need to meet several conditions: Have owned the policy for at least two years with no pre-existing HIV conditions noted. Have permission from the owners or beneficiaries of the policy. You may need your employer's permission to sell a group policy you got as an employee. Have a terminal illness. Usually, a doctor...
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What happens when a person is prescribed the drup Atripla and doesn't have insurance or the funds to pay for it? Does the person just have to die?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...from clinical trials, government assistance and company assistance. You need to get in touch with a case manager at your local AIDS service organization or clinic to begin the process of navigating the options and paperwork.Best of luck,BY Read more »

Cash Paying- No Insurance

Hi, I have no insurance and I was wondering how much it would cost per visit/labs if you were to pay cash to see an HIV specialist? I know you would pay every 3-6 months. I just want to see the best Dr. so I would just pay cash. I am in southern...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...then, the prognosis for HIVers was about 10 years max. We've made remarkable, in fact miraculous, improvements in treatment of HIV/AIDS, which have dramatically decreased both morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) as demonstrated by the fact... Read more »

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
...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 community drug... Read more »

How do I find out about the HIV patient assistance program

My husband has facial lipoatropy and had the procedure done one time in miami while we lived there, we now live in ny freeport long island. To be exact can we find a doctor that can assist him in getting this services. Help is very depressed about...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...There are two agents approved for treatment of HIV-related facial lipoatrophy in the United States. Sculptra was approved over 5 years ago and here is a link to a website that Read more »
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National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

Merck and The ADAP Crisis Task Force Announce Key Initiatives to Help Provide Funding Relief to AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) Across the U.S.

...Today, Merck & Co., Inc., and the ADAP CrisisTask Force (ACTF) announced a series of key initiatives to help struggling state AIDS DrugAssistance Programs (ADAPs) continue to provide people living with HIV access to medicines.The ACTF is pleased... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Reprieve Likely for HIV/AIDS Funding

...President Michael Waddoups has backed away from plans to discontinue state support for the Ryan White program for low-income HIV/AIDS patients. Legislative leaders postponed reauthorizing the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), saying such... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. Q: Are people with HIV or AIDS protected by the ADA? A: Yes. An individual is considered to have a "disability" if he or she has a... Read more »
The Body

New Assistance Program Helps HIVers Pay for Viramune

...provides free adherence support for people taking Viramune. The assistance program comes at an important time for people with HIV/AIDS. Some states' AIDS Drug Assistance Programs are running out of funding, kicking people off the program and/or... Read more »
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medical treatment, insurance, etc

Posted by NicoleRose
...was to write a persuasive essay on whether or not the US should provide medical and monetary assistance to South Africa for aids treatment. Personally, I am kind of at a loss on which way I want to go with this essay because I can see both sides.... 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 »

Nursing Assistant with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...contagious as they all seem to think that it is. You would tend to think that they would have some more knowledge of HIV and AIDS with working in the health care feild but they don't. Finally my case worker came in and gave an inservice on... 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 »