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The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) mission is to promote and enhance the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) and improve access to care for persons living with HIV/AIDS. aaa+® 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 life.

aaa+® 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.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Announces Regional Summit in Atlanta

Summit Aims to Build Momentum toward “A National Conversation about the Ryan White CARE Act and the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 9, 2015) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today announced that it will host a Regional Summit on April 10, 2015. The summit - held in partnership with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and the Community Access National Network (CANN) - will focus on specific issues facing the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) under the Affordable Care Act. It is being held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, located at 210 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. [PDF | DOC]

ADAP Blog

All Politics is Local
By: Brandon M. Macsata, CEO, ADAP Advocacy Association

"All politics is local" is an infamous phrase coined by the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tip O'Neal. The same could be said about advocacy, especially when it comes to promoting access to timely care and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS. All too often, local advocacy at the grassroots level is overshadowed by the lure of national organizations. Ironically, it was the same grassroots advocacy that shaped the very nature of the successful HIV/AIDS advocacy movement -- embodied in the "Denver Principles" a generation ago.

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ADAP Update

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.

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