AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
The AIDS Drug Assistance program is a state-administered program that provides HIV/AIDS medications to lower income individuals living with HIV disease with absolutely no insurance coverage (except for Medicare).
ADAP is authorized under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006.
ADAP must be the payer of last resort.
Eligibility for ADAP:
- HIV infected
- Currently reside in Atlanta Metropolitan area, including Gwinnett, Rockdale or Newton County
- Have an annual federal income equal to or below 400% of the current Federal Poverty Level
- Are not currently receiving or eligible for Medicaid or other third party payer
ALL CLIENTS ENROLLED IN THE ADAP PROGRAM ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR RECERTIFYING FOR THE PROGRAM EVERY 6 MONTHS.
Remember-when your prescription bottle says one refill it is time to schedule an ADAP recertification appointment with the Patient Advocate as soon as possible! Call the front desk – 770-962-8396
Healthcare Insurance Continuation Program (HICP)
The state Health Insurance Continuation Program assists persons with HIV/AIDS who are eligible for the program but unable to pay their health insurance premiums. This program pays up to $1,788 per month for health insurance premiums. Income requirements are 400% of the Federal Poverty Level or less. Applications are reviewed by the State Department of Community Health. Patients applying must pay the premiums until approval is obtained.
Eligibility for HICP:
- Have a diagnosis of HIV infection or AIDS
- Are not currently receiving or eligible for Medicaid
- Have a gross income equal to or less than 400% of the poverty level
- Currently reside in Gwinnett, Newton or Rockdale County
- You must currently have health insurance under an individual or COBRA policy.
Questions? Please call: 678-990-6424