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Georgia Waiting List Grows for HIV/AIDS Drugs

June 28, 2011

With more than 1,600 people needing help, the waiting list for Georgia's AIDS Drug Assistance Program is second in size only to Florida's. Georgia is $17 million short of the resources needed to eliminate the wait, and health officials are studying alternative approaches, including enrolling patients in a program, created under the federal health care overhaul, to help those with pre-existing conditions purchase insurance.

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Adapted from:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
06.23.2011; Misty Williams

This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.


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