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What Is The Cost Of Hiv Care

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Alberta Researchers Warn About Increasing Costs of HIV Care

As mentioned in the previous CATIE News bulletin, the cost of care increases as people age. This is no different for HIV-positive people. Policy planners and health authorities need to begin to estimate future costs of care as HIV-positive people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe's Economic Crisis Raises Health Care Costs, Limits Access to Services Including HIV/AIDS Care

The economic crisis in Zimbabwe -- where inflation is close to 1,000% -- has dramatically raised the cost of health care, limiting access to medical services, including antiretroviral drugs for HIV-positive people, the Washington Post reports.... Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

Housing Is Cost-Effective HIV Prevention and Care

Housing for people living with HIV/AIDS saves lives and money. HIV housing interventions prevent costly new HIV infections, improve HIV health outcomes, reduce mortality, and decrease the use of expensive emergency and hospital services. Action... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Health Care Costs

I am looking for information on health care costs, ie. meds, hospitalization, dr visits, scans, other tests, etc. anything that would be above and beyond a HIV- persons expenses as far as medical, Can you help? I am trying to figure if it is best to...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I encourage you to sort out this question with a benefits specialist/benefits counselor. Each person's medical history/profile is unique, and the answers should be geared to your unique situation. Find the specialist you need by inquiring at... Read more »

Associated Costs of Treatment for HIV/AIDS

I'm not sure if you can help me. If not, perhaps you can direct me on where to get the info. I need. I'm looking fora ballpark figure for average cost of treatment once one begins to develop full blown AIDS to final resolution? Idon't...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
For a discussion on the cost and cost-effectiveness of HIV care, see "Update on the Cost of HIV/AIDS Care and the Cost-Effectiveness of New HIV Therapy," in theMay 1997 issue of "The Hopkins HIV Report," now available on the... Read more »

Over the rest of the life of a patient with HIV, how much does it cost to treat a patient on the average?

Over the rest of the life of a patient with HIV, how much does it cost to treat a patient on the average?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.I am not aware of any recent study that has looked into the overall costs ofHIV care and treatment. Such studies have been done in the past, howevercosts have radically changed just in the past year or so. This is... Read more »

Medicare and HIV med costs

I have health insurance that is self paid at work that covers my HIV meds now. I am 61 and plan on retiring at age 65, my current health care coverage ends and will then be based entirely on Medicare. Will Medicare cover the cost of my HIV meds...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
If your only coverage is Medicare, then Part D will cover your medications, and virtually all HIV medications must be covered by all Part D plans. By law, there is a deductible and 75% coverage, however most drug plans usually apply co-pays and some... 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 »

Cost of testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can anyone tell me how much an HIV antibody test would cost around? As well as the consultation fee?

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Cost of Meds

Posted by Doyle, 6 Replies
Just curious as to how much Hiv meds cost. I get mine free but was curious as to where i could find a list of the meds and the price of them. Read more »

The Cost of Living

Posted by Anonymous
Wed Nov 1, 6:13 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Future treatment for the 40,000 people infected with
HIV in the United States every year will cost $12.1 billion annually, a new study showed on Wednesday.


U.S. patients infected with HIV can expect medical... Read more »