Medicare Drug Plan Hiv Drugs
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Some HIV/AIDS Patients' Drug Access Complicated Under Medicare Drug Plan in Washington State, Advocates SaySeveral HIV/AIDS advocates and government health officials at a hearing before the Washington state Governor's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS on Tuesday said that HIV-positive people are experiencing problems with the new Medicare prescription drug... Read more »
New York Times Examines Effects of Medicare Prescription Drug Plan on Patients, Including Those Living With HIV/AIDSThe New York Times on Tuesday examined how the new Medicare prescription drug benefit affects access to drugs for beneficiaries, including those living with HIV/AIDS. Under the drug benefit, numerous companies are under contract with Medicare to... Read more »
CMS to Begin Four-Week Review of Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Formularies, Including HIV/AIDS-Related MedicationsUp to 145 clinical pharmacists next month at CMS will begin a monthlong work period to review formularies for private plans offering coverage under the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, including HIV/AIDS-related medications, CQ HealthBeat... Read more »
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WorkPositive, Inc.While you are in this window, you might qualify for your prescription drug manufacturer's patient assistance program. If you go to the website for your medication, you should be directed to information on applying for patient assistance. If you... Read more »
Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.Currently, Medicare Part D would provide coverage for HIV medications. However, one would have to reveiw the plans in his zip code to determine which plan would offer the best coverage. With someone who has high cost medications, Medicare Part D... Read more »
Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.The new Medicare discount card should be available in June of this year. Since you have Medicare, you will be receiving information from the SSA re the new card and this should provide you with answers to these questions. At this time, I do not... Read more »
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Posted by hblue23, 4 RepliesHi.
Please excuse the long drawn out story, but I need help and I am scared.
I just had a baby, she's 5 months old now. I was on the HIV meds for the pregnancy because it was necessary to protect her and it is known that your immune system is down... Read more »
Posted by Drm, 1 Reply
I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. The doctor at Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 1 ReplyDon't Let TMC114 Cost More Than Kaletra, Advocates Urge
We may be only days away from an announcement that the U.S. has approved a
new HIV medication: TMC114 (darunavir), a protease inhibitor that may be
especially helpful for people with... Read more »
Posted by Carrie, 6 RepliesHello. First off I want to say I'm glad there is a bulletin board for these subjects and appriciate everyone who posts and comments.
My name is Carrie and I am 27 years old. My boyfriend, Phillip, who is HIV positive and is almost 34 years old was... Read more »
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