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ADAP Advocacy Association Releases 2013 Annual Report; Accomplishments tempered by return of more ADAP waiting lists

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2014) – The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today released it 2013 Annual Report. Whereas the AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting lists were finally eliminated last year, significant fiscal pressures continue to restrict access to appropriate, timely care and treatment in many states. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is expected to provide some relief, but uncertainty also remains over the possible unintended consequences of the law.  [PDF | DOC]

ADAP Advocacy Association Seats Two Board Members: Aaron Baldwin & Chrys Thorsen bring added diversity, expertise and leadership to the organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 2, 2014) – The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today announced that it has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors. Aaron Baldwin of San Francisco, who works as an agent with New York Life Insurance and designed the first of its kind Positive Planning annuity for the HIV-positive community, and Chrys Thorsen of Los Angeles, who is a leading technology consultant and former IT project lead on a PEPFAR-funded electronic health record program, were seated to the Board of Directors.  [PDF | DOC]

ADAP Advocacy Association Applauds CMS Decision to Guarantee Access to Care & Treatment under Marketplace Exchanges

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2014) – The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today applauded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for their recent interim final rule requiring health insurance companies participating in the Marketplace Exchange under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to accept third-party payments from Ryan White CARE Act funds for cost sharing and premiums. The mandate alleviates one of the unintended barriers that could have prevented access to care for patients living with HIV/AIDS.  [PDF]

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.  [PDF]

ADAP Advocacy Association Alarmed Over Possible Discriminatory Treatment of Patients Living with HIV/AIDS in Marketplace Exchanges; patients in Louisiana and North Dakota already being impacted

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2014) – The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue a mandate to insurance companies to dictate that they accept third party payments from Ryan White CARE Act grantees for Marketplace Exchange insurance plans. aaa+® believes this to be a crucial step in ensuring equal access to healthcare for HIV/AIDS patients in Louisiana and North Dakota whose Marketplace Exchange insurance companies are currently rejecting Ryan White funds to cover premiums for people living with HIV/AIDS.  [PDF]

ADAP Advocacy Association Announces "Intersection Between ACA & ADAP Summit"

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 23, 2014) – The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, together with the Community Access National Network (CANN) "Hepatitis: Education, Advocacy & Leadership" (HEAL) project, today announced that it is hosting its annual summit on Sunday, April 13th - Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. The summit, themed "Intersection Between ACA & ADAP Summit," will be open to the public, but only invited panelists will be participating on the various roundtables – which will be facilitated by an independent moderator.  [PDF]

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