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If Someone Gets Hiv Will The Government Pay For His Drug

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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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Does group health ins pay for HIV meds?

My HIV drug is currently paid for by ADAP. I will be getting group health insurance soon. I understand that group health ins has pre existing condition exclusions for 6 to 12 months. Will this include not paying for my HIV drug ?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
IF the coverage has a Pre-existing Conditions Limitation (some plans like HMOs usually don't); IF HIV is a pre-existing condition as defined in the policy (it will define what is a pre-existing condition and what isn't); IF you did not... Read more »

How Do I Get my Insurance to Pay for new drug?

Hi! I've been on Kaletra, Rescriptor and Viread for about two years now and was thrilled to find out about the new formulation of Kaletra. It would allow me to take it without food and without worrying about refrigeration, among other things....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
There is nothing you can do. It sounds like your prescription drug plan changed and it requires different co-pays from you depending on whether your Rx is generic, formulary or non-formulary. It sounds like your Rx is non-formulary resulting in a... Read more »

Who should pay for side effect treatment ?

Dear Dr. Henry, should the manufacturing companys who make and produce anti aids drugs pay for the treatment of the side effects ? sincerely Gerald...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Interesting concept. If the cost of side effect treatment would have to be paid for by the manufacturer we probably would see most of the companies getting out of the business. If a medicine saves a persons life and allows them to earn a good... Read more »

Huge Increase in Co-Pay

I have been HIV positive since summer, 1993 and was on various drug treatments over the next few years with good results. In 2004 I went off meds completely with little change to my viral load and CD4 counts until last year.I began taking Atripla in...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am sorry that I cannot offer you much guidance. This type of plan design is legal. Many plans do this in an effort to control cost. If you have another plan option such as an HMO, you should check at open enrollment which plan would offer the... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Incidence of women getting HIV

Posted by Anonymous
December 3, 2002

National News
Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts
Boston Herald
12.02.02; Michael Lasalandra

Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in Massachusetts are being infected... Read more »

pay for medication ?

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