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HIV antivirals and Medicare Drug Plan

I am HIV positive and currently receiving SSDI benefits, and have been working through Social Security's "Return to Work" program for the past few years. However, my current position ends in May 2010 and so does the insurance provided through that...
Nancy Breuer

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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 »

reversing hiv medication related fat loss

is there any known prescription or non-prescription remedy or drug that is currently being used to... Read more »

medicare and drugs

I'm 56, hope to retire by mid sixties. Medicare would then kick in but what about coverage for HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some HIV/AIDS Patients' Drug Access Complicated Under Medicare Drug Plan in Washington State, Advocates Say

...state Governor's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS on Tuesday said that HIV-positive people are experiencing problems with the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, the Seattle Times reports. Although advocates acknowledged improvements in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Effects of Medicare Prescription Drug Plan on Patients, Including Those Living With HIV/AIDS

... The 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, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CMS to Begin Four-Week Review of Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Formularies, Including HIV/AIDS-Related Medications

...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 reports ( CQ HealthBeat ,... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

People With Medicare and HIV/AIDS

...for a Medicare drug plan? Answer: Yes, you should sign up for a Medicare drug plan. ADAP's are the payer-of-last-resort for HIV drugs. Therefore, ADAPs will require you to sign up for a Medicare drug plan to get ADAP benefits. ADAP programs... Read more »
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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 »

New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...prices that fewer and fewer people can afford -- or that prescription drug plans, like AIDS Drug Assistance Programs or the new Medicare Part D, may be unwilling or unable to pay for. As a result, advocates have signed on to this letter (which... Read more »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

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 Read more »

rec drugs and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
salut! I have an ex who tested hiv + about 1.5 years ago. What troubles me is that he seems to be treating his body as if he does not have a serious disease. He uses ecstacy/cocain and now has tatooed his body. It almost seems like he has taken the... Read more »