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 Announces Regional Summit in
Summit Aims to Build Momentum toward A National Conversation
about the Ryan White CARE Act and the AIDS Drug Assistance
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 9, 2015) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also
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.
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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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