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Will The State Pay Medical Costs For HIV/AIDS

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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...Buyers' clubs sell complementary treatments and supplements, at prices generally lower than retail. Many of them are nonprofit and some offer financial assistance if necessary. If you use supplements, buyers' clubs can help cut costs. Seeking Help Some community organizations have money to help people in an emergency get the drugs they need on a short-term or one-time-only basis. Your local AIDS service organization may have a program...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addressed this topic a number of times previously in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what you can find in the archives.Dr. BobCome on doc, tell us the truth!Apr 3, 2009Is HIV a scientific experiment gone wrong or a deliberate... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...non-profit, government, and private sector stakeholders to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS. By focusing efforts on reducing drug costs through greater market competition, promoting prevention efforts, encouraging testing, targeting... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...non-profit, government, and private sector stakeholders to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS. By focusing efforts on reducing drug costs through greater market competition, promoting prevention efforts, encouraging testing, targeting... Read more »

Sharing information on ways to cover drug costs

Hello. Someone posted a question on 7/10/2003 and Ms. Breuer answered it (see below). I am writing this email to you, to offer a little bit of additional information. While it is true that persons with HIV can apply for ADAP if they no longer...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...your email address, so I don't have any way to address you, but thank you for this additional information on ways to cover the costs of HIV meds. I'm posting your information by changing the subject line of your message and putting it up with my... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Voice Opposition to Medication Co-Payments Included in Proposed New Jersey Budget

...Newark Star-Ledger reports. The budget would collect $1.4 million from 9,000 people living with HIV/AIDS who have obtained no-cost medicine from the state because they do not qualify for other assistance programs. Advocates said that the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Legislature Examining Ways to Avoid HIV/AIDS Medication Copayments in State Budget

...income (Reitmeyer, NorthJersey.com, 4/21). The copayments would affect 9,000 people living with HIV/AIDS who have obtained no-cost medicine from the state because they do not qualify for other assistance programs. Advocates said that the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ

...Trial? Can Anyone Join a Clinical Trial? What Are Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria? What Is Informed Consent? Does it Cost Anything to Join a Clinical Trial? What Is a Placebo? Are All Clinical Trials Sponsored by the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Home HIV Antibody Tests At this time, one company, Home Access , offers an FDA-approved at-home antibody test. This test costs about $45 to $70, depending on whether you pay for 72-hour results (they give you a pre-paid express delivery... 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 »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the cost of providing medical services to this population and the burden on the U.S. health care system,... Read more »

Drugs

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone know of any drug help out there, the local HIV/AIDS organization said that there is nothing they can do to help me, since I have my own private insurance. My insurance runs Read more »

Just lost health insurace

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have been poz for a while now and recently lost my health insurance. I have meds until Oct, but if I don't find another job by then what can I do? I live in Chicago, IL and need info fast. Read more »