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How To Get Help In Paying For Hiv Medication

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Need help paying for meds or co-pays?

Posted by MedBenefits101, 2 Replies
There is a national program to help HIV+ people pay for their meds, co-pays and lab work, even if they're working or undocumented.

If you are in NYC please call (718)399-0200 for more information. Ask for the Medical Benefits Program. Read more »

pay for medication ?

Posted by eriklehnscherr, 4 Replies
how do you pay your hiv medication ? is it expensive ? Read more »

How do I pay for medical and keep our home safe

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
We found out just over 2 yrs ago that my husband is pos. His medical coverage covered him till about a year ago. Then he just got too sick to work in his field. Money got short very fast.
so we sold our home and used the money to moved this year... Read more »

Paying For Our Meds/Options

Posted by HIVhilarity11, 4 Replies
Hi Everyone~

I'm asking that if you have a moment and have some feedback to share, could you please do so

We are a newly diagnosed couple waiting for all of our bloodwork to come back. We'll have the results with all of our levels in 2 weeks. In the... Read more »

Co-pay and costs

Posted by admiralaew, 3 Replies
First off, I know that there are a lot of people that are in a far worse position than I currently am. I am a recently diagnosed (about 8 months ago) out gay man living in Indiana. My treatment options are fairly broad and I am actually testing with... Read more »
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DOC BOB,I WANT TO DONATE BY DEBIT CARD BUT CAN'T,PL HELP AS I GOT MY PAY!!!

Dear Doctor BOB,Many thanks for sparing your time and answering.I got my pay and want to donate as promised but i have my debit card.Pl suggest can i send a cheque at the address mentioned, i live in India.Is there any faster mode??I am delighted to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 90 days are conclusive, definitive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.Your symptoms are not related to HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS), because you don't have HIV!The... Read more »

How to pay for Medication?

Hi, I have a similar question that was asked before in 2004. I am a HIV positive person and i do not qualify for ADAP, because I am married to a person that exceeds ADAP's financial limits and owns more that 1 property.I am currently taking...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
It depends on the provisions in your husband's plan. Does it have a pre-existing condition clause? If so, you might not have coverage for AIDS-related illnesses for 12 months. Check your husband's plan to determine how it works. If... Read more »

Blue Cross Blue Shield won't pay for my VL Test

Please help me my friend has Aids and his v load is undetectable now. He has had several VL tests at Palos Community HospitalPalos Park, IL. and they bill his Blue Cross Blue Shield and everytime they refuse to pay because they say these are...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Insurance reimbursement is a thorny issue. There are published guidelines from the NIH and International AIDS Society-USA, which have been recently published in Morbidity Mortality weekly report(MMWR)from the CDC, Journal of the American Medical... 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
Hi,You are one of 47 million American s with no insurance! Another 25 million are underinsured. Once again I point this out to all forum readers, as it is morally indefensible for the wealthiest nation on the planet not to provide basic health care... Read more »
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Don't Break the Bank: Assistance Programs Can Help Pay for Meds

Click to view our copay assistance charts: HIV Medications Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Related Conditions The charts above give a brief description of many co-pay and patient assistance programs. If you need help, call the Project Inform... Read more »
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New Assistance Program Helps HIVers Pay for Viramune

This week, Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced a new payment assistance program for its HIV medication drug Viramune (nevirapine). The program is open to U.S. residents who are taking Viramune and have private health insurance, but are required to... Read more »
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Paying for Your Pregnancy: Resources for Expectant Moms Living With HIV in the U.S.

Table of Contents Introduction General Health Care Costs Pregnant Women and the Affordable Care Act Prenatal and Postpartum Care Taking Time Off: New Parents and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Food and Nutrition Programs ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Senate Plan Would Not Pay for New HIV Patients

On Thursday, a state Senate finance subcommittee approved a budget proposal under which the Texas HIV Medication Program for low-income patients would be unable to afford new clients. However, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R), president of the Senate,... Read more »