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How Much Do Hiv Medicines Cost Without Insurance

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Getting HIV Drugs

Table of Contents Health Insurance in the United States Changes Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) AIDS Drugs Assistance Program Medicare Health Insurance Marketplaces Drug Company Programs Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance in the United States Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of prescription drugs,including HIV drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to work for...
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Will hiv medicine costs drop and how can we help to bring them down...

Dear Dr. Wohl,As it has been become quite clear that many individuals who are hiv infected cannot actually afford hiv treatment.I have a couple of questions and would appreciate if you could point me out in the right direction. Thank you very much...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Edmund-The path to getting access to HIV care starts close to home. You need to link up with people whose job it is to connect HIV medications and care with those who require them. In many states this will be a social worker or case manager... Read more »

Medicine Costs

Ryan,I plan on testing myself for HIV in the next few months. Worst case scenario: If I am postive, how much would HAART treatment and other types of treatment(Thymaus treatment) cost? By the way, I was on PEP, and the one month cost for...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The cost for one antiretroviral drug per year can average between $2,000 and $7,000 (Combivir, in your case, would cost $6,000 per year). Since people take multiple antiretroviral medications, costs can range from $12,000 to $21,000 per year.... Read more »

hiv+, medicines and no health insurance

If I am HIV+ and I have no medical insuarnce, then what's next? die?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The AIDS Drug Assistance Program or ADAP is a federal/state program that was developed to help people with AIDS gain access to antiretroviral medications. The Ryan White Program is the single largest federal initiative to provide support for... Read more »

The cost of meds and insurance

My partner is HIV positive and currently receives meds through a government program that covers all his costs. I added him to my insurance plan and now we are receiving bills for our portion of his Dr. check ups which is fine but I am concerned...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I do not know how the government program works. I suggest you contact a local legal aid or AIDS group to get information on this.... Read more »
Connect With Others

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual basis....thanks Read more »

Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments:
Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day
Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day
Stavudine 30 mg - twice... Read more »

Cost of HIV meds!

Posted by spadude64, 2 Replies
Luckily, I have medical insurance but I asked my pharmacist how much my meds cost and he told me 13 thousand dollars a year!
I was shocked to hear that since I am only taking Sustiva and combivir.
We, who are HIV positive need to be out there... Read more »

Kaiser Permanent Southern California Insurance

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies
Hello,

I have Kaiser Permanente Insurance and I was wondering if you guys have some type of experience with them regarding HIV treatement. Do they cover all the medicines or treatment?
Should I get a different insurance? Please let me know. I am... Read more »