Session: Accessing Life-Saving Therapies Through The AIDS Drug Assistance Program
3129.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Accessing Life-Saving Therapies Through The AIDS Drug Assistance Program
This session will focus on the full range of issues related to ADAP: how the program is structured, the challenges faced by the program on national and state levels, and policy options for expanding ADAP coverage in the face of budget deficits, flat funding, growing demand, rationing strategies and the prioritization of other Ryan White CARE Act health and social services programs.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Jeffrey Levi, PhD
10:30 AMFederal policy options for expanding access to HIV-related pharmaceuticals
Jeffrey Levi, PhD
10:50 AMLessons from the National ADAP Monitoring Project
Jennifer Kates
11:10 AMState Perspectives on AIDS Drug Assistance Programs
Lanny T. Cross, Dana Pierce-Hedge
11:30 AMVariability in Design, Eligibility, and Cost Containment Policies Contribute to the Current and Future Financial Status of ADAPs
Julia Hidalgo, ScD, MSW, MPH, John Corea, Ryan Foreman, Anthony Wutoh, PhD
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA