HEAR. HELP. HEAL. HOPE.
The ADAP Advocacy Association
mission is to promote and enhance the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs)
and improve access to care for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
works with advocates, community, health care, government, patients,
pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders to raise awareness, offer
patient educational program, and foster greater community collaboration.
is the only national grassroots organization focused exclusively on ADAPs
and ensuring that there are adequate resources nationwide to eliminate or
prevent waiting lists for services. Our purpose is to better engage people
living with HIV/AIDS by providing a platform whereby they can offer their
personal experiences, challenges, knowledge, insight and solutions to solving
this perpetual problem.
ADAP Advocacy Association Releases 2015 Annual Report
"ACA implementation continues to have significant implications for
people living with HIV/AIDS"
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (May 24, 2016) - The ADAP Advocacy Association - also
today released it 2015 Annual Report - which demonstrates the organization's
continued patient advocacy and education activities.
The report also highlights some of the significant implications facing people
living with HIV/AIDS as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Foul Called; Weak Patient Protections Offered by
By: Brandon M. Macsata, CEO, ADAP Advocacy Association
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ("HHS") dropped the ball
when it recently defined discrimination in plan benefit design under the
Affordable Care Act ("ACA"); that statement is plainly put because it is
true! Absent clearer guidelines, HHS basically issued a green light for insurance
carriers to potentially discriminate against people living with chronic
illnesses, including HIV/AIDS. Stakeholder groups have cried foul over the
regulations, characterizing them as weak.
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ADAPs with Waiting Lists
(35 individuals in 1 state(s) on the ADAP Waiting List as of
July 28, 2014)
Source: The ADAP Watch, National Alliance of State &
Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD).
Eleven ADAPs have had cost-containment measures in place since April 1, 2013
(reported as of July 15, 2014).
No ADAPs currently anticipate additional cost-containment measures prior
to March 31, 2015.
HERE to read more.