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Author Topic: Medicare D holes  (Read 1116 times)

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Offline miller

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Medicare D holes
« on: July 07, 2006, 09:05:34 AM »
Would someone please advise where current information can be found about how Medicare D affects ADAP programs?

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Medicare D holes
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2006, 10:31:47 PM »
Hello Miller,

 I am not cuurently utilizing this plan. There are others here, that are much more familiar with this.

 I was checking the old forums, and if you click the link below, you will have to scan through some of the thread titles.( and go through some of the pages. It may give you some starting info.) I remember there was a lot of discussion on the old forums regarding this .


Click below :

 http://www.aidsmeds.com/Fusetalk/searchresults.cfm?requesttimeout=500


If this link doesn't work, go to the archived forums and under "search" type in   Medicare part D  Make sure to change "current messages" to "Archived messages"


Ray
« Last Edit: July 08, 2006, 10:35:30 PM by J.R.E. »
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

Offline Gary85741

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Re: Medicare D holes
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2006, 10:50:22 AM »
In addition to JREs suggestion...you might try:
http://www.aegis.com/factshts/network/access/states/index.html

The site breaks down ADAP state-by-state...which is relavant as each state sets their own eligibility, drug formularies, etc.  They vary widely.  Also Part D integration is handled on a state-by-state basis.  And if you have questions, the site will provide the name of your state's ADAP coordinator and the way to contact the person.

There has been considerable confusion as Part D commenced earlier in the year.  I think (or hope) by now...the dust has settled enough so we can seek out the facts where they exist.

Good luck!  I had my share of stress over this earlier  :o

Gary
Poz since '89. 
Current regimen: Rescriptor, Emtriva, Kaletra, Invirase, Acyclovir, Lisinopril, Lipitor, Prilosec, Valium, Testim, Nandrolone, Loperamidr, Marinol.

 


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