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 assure that access to
services recognize and afford persons living with HIV/AIDS to enjoy a healthy
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 to Host Regional Summit in
"Southern Summit to Focus on Emerging Challenges Confronting the AIDS
Drug Assistance Programs"
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2016) - The ADAP Advocacy Association - also
today announced that it will host an ADAP Regional Summit on April 15, 2016.
The southern summit held in partnership with AIDS Alabama, AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) and the Community Access National Network (CANN)
is going to focus on specific issues facing the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs
(ADAPs) under the Affordable Care Act, as well as other emerging issues.
It is being held at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, located at 2101 Richard
Arrington Jr. Boulevard N, Birmingham, Alabama 35203.
Restricted Access to Care under Insurance Network
By: Brandon M. Macsata, CEO, ADAP Advocacy Association
One community that the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") has served particularly
well is people living with HIV/AIDS. The law has led to the elimination of
pre-existing condition barriers, lifetime limits on the amounts insurers
have to pay, and the prescription drug donut hole under Medicare
Part D, to name only a few. Expanded screening for HIV-infection is also
an important feature of the law. That said, new barriers now face many people
living with HIV/AIDS trying to access care and treatment. Among the most
troubling is insurance network narrowing.
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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.
to the ADAP Watch