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Author Topic: Erie, PA assistance with ADAP/Ryan White Program  (Read 2103 times)

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Offline sanjuanboy

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Erie, PA assistance with ADAP/Ryan White Program
« on: December 05, 2010, 09:34:28 AM »
Is there an agency in Erie, PA that does HIV care using the Ryan White program.  We are moving to Erie and need some guidance on where to go. 

Offline sanjuanboy

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Pennsylvania and HIV Health Care
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2010, 09:54:30 AM »
Can anyone elaborate on the healthcare available for persons who are HIV+ in the state of PA.  Do they cover dental services of some sort also.  Does the Ryan White program also cover primary care, in  most states it does.

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Re: Erie, PA assistance with ADAP/Ryan White Program
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2010, 10:56:50 AM »
Hey sanjuan -
I'm originally from Erie - born and raised there, but have lived in South Florida for 12 years.  The agency in Erie that handles this is Community Health Net -
http://www.community-healthnet.com/services.aspx

Enjoy Erie - nice community - feel free to PM me if you need more information on the community - most of my extended family still lives there.

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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Pennsylvania and HIV Health Care
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2010, 11:10:15 AM »
Hi, sanjuanboy.  I live in Philadelphia and have done so now for six years.  At least in this city I find the HIV care really excellent in terms of services.  Yes, Ryan White covers dental services but only at certain locations.  I receive great care at the University of Pennsylvania.  As far as primary HIV services I am on Medicare, but I also know that the HIV clinic I go to which is the largest in the city, is set up to take patients regardless of ability to pay.  And I also know that they can bill lab work through Ryan White, so there must be something where they do primary doctor's visit.
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Re: Erie, PA assistance with ADAP/Ryan White Program
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2010, 03:16:09 PM »
Hi sanjuanboy, welcome to the forums.

I merged your two very similar threads into one so you have all your answers in one place.

Ann
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