On July 1, 2010, Georgia will now join 11 others states with a Wait List for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs.
Currently, there are approximately 2,000 people in the United States waiting for safe access for their lifesaving and sustaining HIV/AIDS-medications. Advocates around the nation are working feverishly to help clients apply for access to medications provided through pharmaceutical sponsored patient assistance programs. Eligibility for these programs vary. In several cases, individuals must earn no more than 200% to 300% of the Federal Poverty Limit (FPL) or $21,672 to $32,508 annually for a family of 1.
At a time when no hope for treatment of access was in sight for people living with HIV/AIDS, we now find ourselves on the downward side of a bellcurve wondering how we can safely afford our lifesaving medications.
Call President Obama at (202) 456-1111, and ask the President to...