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Washington State AIDS Drug Assistance Program (Early Intervention Program)

The Early Intervention Program (EIP) provides services to help eligible persons with HIV get the medications and assistance with insurance premium payments they need to improve and maintain their health.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Washington ADAP EIP?

Washington State AIDS Drug Assistance Program (Early Intervention Program) pays for a variety of services to help meet the health care needs of low to moderate income people with HIV who live in Washington.

Washington State AIDS Drug Assistance Program (EIP) offers the following services:

Prescription medications - program pays for certain HIV-related prescription medications. For clients with insurance, this program may pay what insurance doesn't for formulary covered medications.

Washington State AIDS Drug Assistance Program (EIP) clients receive a client identification number and a pharmacy card. They can present these to a contracting pharmacy to get their medications, in most cases for a nominal monthly fee.

Washington State AIDS Drug Assistance Program (EIP) also provides assistance in acquiring insurance and Medicaid eligibility.

Please call 1-877-376-9316 or visit the Washington Department of Health Website for more information about applying.

Am I Eligible?

Basic requirements for all Washington State AIDS Drug Assistance Program applicants:

  • Are HIV positive
  • Live in Washington State
  • Have a family gross monthly income of 400% or less of the Federal Poverty Level.

Additional requirements for applicants with Medicare:

  • Applicants with Medicare must be enrolled in a Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) or insurance that is "as good as" a PDP. If the applicant isn't enrolled in a PDP or "as good as" insurance, the applicant will receive temporary eligibility until enrolled in a PDP or "as good as" insurance.
  • Applicants with a PDP and a family gross monthly income at or below 150% or less of the Federal Poverty level, must apply for Extra Help (also known as Low Income Subsidy) with Social Security Administration. For 2014, that amount is $3,890.00 gross monthly income.

There are additional requirements for some applicants who may be eligible for Medicaid.

How Do I Enroll?

You must complete a confidential application, which is available through county health departments, AIDS service organizations and online. You may download the confidential application through the Washington State Department of Health's website.

Staff at the Washington State Department of Health in Olympia process all applications for enrollment. Contact them at the address given below or call 1-877-376-9316 for more information about how to apply.

Washington State Department of Health
HIV Client Services
P.O. Box 47841
Olympia, Washington, 98504-7841

What Documents Are Needed?

This is the list of documents that are required to be part of the Early Intervention Program (EIP):

  • Proof of Identity (New Clients)
  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of income OR checking the "No Income Declaration" box on the application
  • A copy of your Medicare card (if applicable)
  • A copy of insurance credibility statement or copy of a PDP or MA-PD card
  • A copy of your insurance card (if applicable)
  • HIV & Health Status Information Form (HHSI) for new clients or clients returning after a 60 day gap in coverage. This form is also used to update your HIV & Health Status when there is a change.

What Drugs Are Covered?

Please click on the links below to download a PDF with a complete list of medications on Washington State AIDS Drug Assistance Program (EIP) formulary.

Where Can I Fill Prescriptions?

You can fill your prescriptions through any one of the participating pharmacies in Washington.

To locate the pharmacy closest to you, use the Pharmacy Locator on the left panel, or call Ramsell at 1-888-311-7632.

What Are My Rights?

You have the right to apply, to appeal decisions and to receive confidential, nondiscriminatory, courteous and respectful service.

If you believe you have been denied your rights, or treated unfairly or discourteously at any point in the enrollment process, or while receiving pharmacy services, you may contact Washington State Department of Health at 1-877-376-9316.

Where Can I Get More Information About HIV/AIDS in Washington State?

List of Washington State HIV/AIDS relevant resources.

Washington State Department of Health
www.doh.wa.gov
Official site of the Washington Department of Health

Aidsmed.com
www.aidsmeds.com
Easy-to-read lessons covering questions about HIV and AIDS, along with summaries of all the approved and experimental treatments. Recent news stories, community forums, and tools such as drug interactions checker and a way to graph your lab tests.

AidsInfo.com
www.aidsinfo.nih.gov
A Service of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services - the AIDSinfo website is organized around five main subject categories about HIV/AIDS: guidelines, drugs, vaccines, clinical trials, and education resource centers.

Avert.org
www.avert.org
Frequently asked questions on HIV and AIDS treatment. Information about anti-HIV drugs, combination therapy, groups, names of antiretroviral drugs, the main type of treatment for HIV or AIDS.

The Body: An HIV/AIDS Information Resource
www.thebody.com
This website attempts to lower barriers between patients and clinicians by demystifying HIV/AIDS and its treatment. Content includes current news stories, an "Ask the Expert" forum, and a list of frequently asked questions.

The Momentum Project Inc.
www.themomentumproject.org
The Momentum AIDS Project Nutrition News section is filled with information about the basics of HIV/AIDS nutrition, as well as covering exercise, food safety and budgeting issues.

HIV Clinical Resource NY State Dept. of Health AIDS Institute
www.hivguidelines.org
A collaborative effort between the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Office of the Medical Director and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. This web site has been developed as a central, on-line resource that equips individuals who provide services to people with HIV infection with current, state-of-the-art tools to ensure delivery of the highest quality HIV clinical care.

HIV-druginteractions.org
www.hiv-druginteractions.org
Access a wealth of information on HIV drug interactions. The dynamically driven process allows you to build your own customised drug interaction chart, giving detailed information on predicted interactions of specified multiple drug combinations.

HIV Medication Guide
www.hivmedicationguide.com

Drug interactions, patient information pamphlets, and the drug administration schedule developed by pharmacists Antony Gagnon and Rachel Therrien. Information available on this site in English, Spanish and French.

Women, Children and HIV
www.womenchildrenhiv.org
A library of practically applicable materials on HIV infection in women and children HIV/AIDS statistics for U.S. women. The goal of this site is to contribute to an improvement in the scale and quality of international HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs for women and children by increasing access to authoritative HIV/AIDS information.

Women Alive
www.women-alive.org
Resources by and for women with HIV/AIDS. A national treatment-focused organization by and for women living with HIV/AIDS.

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