HEAR. HELP. HEAL. HOPE.
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.
ADAP Advocacy Association Concerned Over the Return of the
AIDS Drug Assistance Programs Waiting Lists
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2014) The ADAP Advocacy Association,
also known as
aaa+®, today expressed concern
over the news that waiting lists are once again being reported under the
AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). According to the National Alliance
of State & Territorial AIDS Directors, Utah has placed three people living
with HIV/AIDS on its ADAP waiting list.
Policy Analysis or Political Talking Points: ''The War on Poverty:
50 Years Later''
It has been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic
Opportunity Act (EOA), declaring a war on poverty." The EOA was passed
in August 1964 and included programs meant to help lift low-income individuals
out of poverty. These included the Job Corps; Neighborhood Youth Corps; Head
Start; Adult Basic Education; Family Planning; Community Health Centers;
Congregate Meal Preparation; Economic Development; Foster Grandparents; Legal
Services; Neighborhood Centers; Summer Youth Programs; Senior Centers; and
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ADAPs with Waiting Lists
(3 individuals in 1 state(s), as of February 19,
Source: The ADAP Watch, National Alliance of State
& Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD),
Utah established a new waiting list on February 19, 2014.
Ten ADAPs have had cost-containment measures in place since April 1, 2013
(reported as of February 4, 2014).
Louisiana reports considering implementing new or additional cost-containment
measures by the end of ADAPs current fiscal year (March 31, 2014).
Seven ADAPs reported modifying or eliminating existing cost-containment measures
since April 1, 2013 (reported as of February 4, 2014).
Wyoming eliminated their enrollment cap on November 21, 2013.
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