The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) provides drugs to individuals who otherwise could not afford them. The drugs provided by ADAP have been determined to prolong quality of life and to delay the deterioration of health among individuals infected with HIV.
Individuals are eligible for ADAP if they:
are infected with HIV
have an annual federal adjusted gross income below $50,000
are not covered by/eligible for Medi-Cal or other third-party payer**
are a resident of California
18 years of age or older
have a valid prescription from a California licensed physician
Individuals with a federal adjusted gross income below 400% of federal poverty level ($33,000 in 2000) receive the drugs free of charge. An individual is subject to a co-payment obligation if his/her annual federal adjusted gross income is between 400% of federal poverty level and $50,000.