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Ryan White Part B Program

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 is meant to help communities and states make it easier for those affected by HIV to get healthcare and supportive services. The Ryan White Part B Program administrated by the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) provides services to those infected with and affected by HIV disease in Utah.

List of Services

  • AIDS Drug Assistance Program
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • Supportive Services

Eligibility Requirements

In order 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

 

ADAP AIDS Drug Assistance Program

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

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

Health Insurance Assistance

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.

Medications Covered

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

Supportive Services

Supportive Services and Core Medical Services are services offered by the Ryan White Part B Program if you meet the Program eligibility requirements. The type and number of these services offered is dependent upon funding availability. The services are listed below:

Core Medical Services

  • Outpatient/Ambulatory Health Services
  • Medical Case Management
  • Oral Health Care(Dental)

Supportive Services

  • Non-Medical Case Management
  • Medical Transportation
  • Food Vouchers(Emergency Only)
  • Linguistic Services

For more information about Supportive Services, please call (801) 538-6197

How to Apply

The Ryan White Part B Program recommends that you get help from a case manager to apply. Your case manager can help you fill out the application forms and send them to the Ryan White Part B Program.

  • Case Management Phone Numbers

  • University of Utah Hospital, Clinic 1A
  • 801-585-2670
  • Utah AIDS Foundation (UAF)
  • 801-487-2323
  • Veteran Affairs Medical Center
  • 801-582-1565 ext. #2446

Case managers can help you and your family make a plan to get the medical services and community support services you may need.

Forms

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

Meetings & Events

2017 Schedule

Community Town Hall
July 13, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

Salt Lake City Main Library
210 E 400 S.
Salt Lake City
4th Floor Conference Room
Community members are invited to join the Ryan White Part B Program to learn more about the services offered and to meet the staff.

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advisory Committee Meeting 
July 10
7:30am to 8:30am

Utah Department of Health
288 North 1460 West, Salt Lake City

Community Advisory Committee (CAC)
The Ryan White Part B Program is currently accepting applications for the Ryan White Part B Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC will be comprised of 8 people living with or affected by HIV and will advise the Program on a variety of topics and issues. The committee is asking for a two year commitment and will be quarterly. The first meeting is tentatively set in June.
To apply to sit on the CAC, please complete this application.
Questions or for more information about the CAC, please contact Tyler Fisher, Ryan White Part B Administrator, at TFisher@Utah.gov

Internship - Ryan White Part B Program
Download Internship Description
Contact: Marcee at (801)-538-6042 or marceemortensen@utah.gov

Resources

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Contact Us

Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
801-538-6191
Fax: 801-538-9913
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

24-Hour Urgent Event & Disease Reporting

1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)
 

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