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How To Get Help Paying For Your Hiv Medicine

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Grant Will Help HIV Patients in North Carolina Pay for Medicine

The state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on Monday said a $3 million federal grant will allow it to provide free treatment to 278 HIV patients who have been on a waiting list for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. The Obama... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Government Should Pay for All Low-Income Residents' HIV/AIDS Care Under New Program, IOM Report Says

The U.S. government should subsidize HIV/AIDS care for all low-income residents, according to a report released on Thursday by a National Academies ' Institute of Medicine committee panel, the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Russell, San... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »
Connect With Others

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 »

Northwestern University Research Study pays $100

Posted by rochs3
We are conducting a research study on the effects of HIV infection on the brain and are looking for volunteers who have been recently diagnosed with HIV. The study is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and has the approval of the... Read more »

Brother has AIDS and has no way to pay for meds

Posted by Brother_has_AIDS, 2 Replies
My brother was just informed by the State of Ohio he is no konger eligible for Medicaid because he gets $900.00 a month SSI disability. With his rent, utilities, food, and limited other expense he has no money for medicines and Doctors treatments.... Read more »