Disease Treatment


HIV/AIDS

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, classified by Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, and amended by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-87, October 30, 2009) is the largest Federal program directed exclusively toward HIV/AIDS care. The Program provides a comprehensive system of HIV primary medical care, medications and essential support services for low-income people living with HIV who are unisnured or underinsured. The Part B Program is administered by the Utah Department of Health through grants awarded to states to provide HIV care and treatment services. The UDOH Ryan White Part B program works through contracted providers to deliver services to people living with HIV/AIDS who meet eligibility requirements.

Ryan White Part B Program Manual

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Ryan White Part B Program, an individual must:

  1. Be HIV positive
  2. Reside in Utah
  3. Be at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level(FPL) according to gross annual household income
  4. Not own more than one registered vehicle
  5. Not own more than one home

If an individual is eligible for Medicaid then that individual is not eligible for the Ryan White Part B Program. If an individual is eligible for Medicaid and chooses not to pay his/her spend down, then the Ryan White Part B Program will not cover those services that would have been covered by Medicaid if the individual had paid their spend down.

For more information about the Ryan White Part B Program, please call 801-538-6197.

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is a service offered by the Ryan White Part B Program and can help you pay for all or part of your HIV medications if you meet the Program eligibility requirements.

Medications Covered

Click here for a list of Medications covered by ADAP.

For more information about ADAP, please call 801-538-6197.

Health Insurance Assistance is a service offered by the Ryan White Part B Program and can help you pay for your health insurance premiums, medication deductibles, and medication co-pays for HIV medications if you meet the Program eligibility requirements.

List of Health Insurance Assistance Services

  • Private Health Insurance: If you are privately insured, most likely through your employer, then the Program can help you pay for your medication deductibles and medication co-pays for HIV medications if you meet the Program eligibility requirements.
  • Health Insurance Marketplace: If you are enrolled in a health insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace, then the Program can help you pay for your health insurance premiums, medication deductibles, and medication co-pays for HIV medications if you meet the Program eligibility requirements.
  • COBRA(Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act): If you are enrolled in a COBRA health insurance plan, then the Program can help you pay for your health insurance premiums, medication deductibles, and medication co-pays for HIV medications if you meet the Program eligibility requirements.
  • Medicare Part D: If you are enrolled in a Medicare Part D plan, then the Program can help you pay for your health insurance premiums, medication deductibles, and medication co-pays for HIV medications if you meet the Program eligibility requirements.

For more information about Health Insurance Assistance, please call 801-538-6197.

Ryan White Part B Program provides medical and support services for people living with HIV. The specific services a client receives is based on client eligibility, need and available funding. The service standards listed below outline elements and expectations a service provider follows when implementing a specific service category.

For more information about services, please call 801-538-6197.

The Ryan White Part B Program recommends contacting a Benefits Specialist to assist you in completing the application.

Benefit Specialist Phone Numbers

  • University of Utah Hospital, Clinic 1A: 801-581-1251
  • Utah AIDS Foundation (UAF): 801-487-2323
  • Veteran Affairs Medical Center: 801-582-1565 ext. #2446

Forms

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For more information on how to apply, please call 801-538-6197.