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States With Adap Waiting List

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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...government to help pay for HIV drugs for people who might not be able to afford them otherwise. Your local ADAP office can let you know which drugs it pays for and what the income limits are for your state. Some states have a waiting list for ADAP. While in other states, the ADAP program is big enough to even cover some medical care and non-HIV medications such as those used to manage side effects. Medicaid Medicaid is a...
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cuts in HIV funding for free meds (ADAP, 2010)

I have a major concern as you all know I am HIV +. I receive meds from the govt. Is it true that the meds will be drying up? and if that is so what will the hundreds of thousands of people do? Is this real?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral drugs to people with H.I.V. or AIDS who cannot afford them. Nearly 1,800 have been relegated to rapidly expanding waiting lists that less than three years ago had dwindled to zero.As with other safety-net programs, ballooning... Read more »

Why????

Dr. Bob,I am from Canada and I was just reading a recent question about some Americans not being able to get antiiral drugs. I am not to informed on the access to Antivirals drug in Canada but I believe all who have HIV can get these drugs. Why...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...world for that matter, has a health care system in place that would never allow uninsured HIV-positive folks to die while on waiting lists to obtain life-sustaining drugs. This is not only "not fair," but it's shamefully immoral. (See below.) The... Read more »

Republican cutbacks

Hello Mr. Vergel,I was wondering if there were any activism attempts that are taking place regarding the planned Republican cutbacks of Hiv/Aids funding. There seemed to be a glimmer of hope with a few things and now they aren't even going to fund...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...that provides scholarships for those who want to get involved. It will be held bythe ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+). ADAP waiting lists now exceed 5,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in 10 states nationwide, which is the highest number in... Read more »

Maried have SSDI and also insurance

But the insurance from my wife pays pretty strange is ADAP ( which I was on before getting married ) available to assist with co pay . My insurance says or $ 20 whichever is MORE so I just stagger my meds dont have the money to pay .?? Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the US that provide HIV meds to all those in need. But here in the wealthiest country on the planet many states have people on waiting lists for ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program). Apparently Alabama has the longest waiting list at the moment.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: People in 10 States on ADAP Waiting Lists

... A total of 1,004 people with HIV/AIDS are on waiting lists to receive treatment through state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, according to the latest survey by the National Alliance of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thirteen State ADAPs Have Waiting Lists, Access Restrictions; 1,263 People on Waiting Lists, NASTAD Says

...Thirteen states as of this month have waiting lists or access restrictions on their AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, according to the latest "ADAP Watch" released on Thursday by Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nine State ADAPs Have Waiting Lists; Six States Anticipate New, Additional Access Restrictions, NASTAD says

... Twenty-two state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs either have implemented waiting lists or other cost-containment measures or are considering such measures, according to the latest ADAP Watch released on Wednesday Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nine State ADAPs Have Waiting Lists; Eight States Anticipate New, Additional Access Restrictions, NASTAD Says

... Sixteen state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs either have implemented waiting lists or are considering other cost-containment measures, according to the latest ADAP Watch released on Wednesday by the National Read more »
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meds

Posted by light001, 1 Reply
hello does anyone know of a medical plan that offeres just a prescription plan? Read more »

Cost of HIV meds!

Posted by spadude64, 2 Replies
Luckily, I have medical insurance but I asked my pharmacist how much my meds cost and he told me 13 thousand dollars a year! I was shocked to hear that since I am only taking Sustiva and combivir. We, who are HIV positive need to be out there... Read more »

HIV Education

Posted by Anonymous
...million in lost wages. The states HIV needs go way beyond prevention, boasting as it does one of the longest ADAP treatment waiting lists in the country (it has tripled in length since July). But South Carolina is also one of the states with... Read more »

The waiting is killing me

Posted by Shelly391967, 1 Reply
...took a rapid hiv test this week and it came up positive. went for the blood test but the budget shutdown in NJ effected the state labs and its taking longer to get my results back. having a bad day today, feeling really down. while i know that... Read more »