The ADAP Watch

March 25, 2011

ADAPs With Waiting Lists (7,553 Individuals in 11 States*, as of March 24, 2011)

Arkansas: 31 individuals
Florida: 3,848 individuals
Georgia: 1,221 individuals
Idaho: 11 individuals
Louisiana: 816 individuals**
Montana: 21 individuals
North Carolina: 177 individuals
Ohio: 303 individuals
South Carolina: 560 individuals
Virginia: 563 individuals
Wyoming: 2 individuals

ADAPs With Other Cost-Containment Strategies (Instituted Since April 1, 2009, as of February 2, 2011)


Arizona: reduced formulary
Arkansas: reduced formulary, lowered financial eligibility to 200% FPL (disenrolled 99 clients in September 2009)
Colorado: reduced formulary
Florida: reduced formulary, lower financial eligibility to 300% FPL, transition clients to Welvista from 2/14-3/31/11
Georgia: reduced formulary, implemented medical criteria, continued participation in the Alternative Method Demonstration Project (AMDP)
Idaho: capped enrollment
Illinois: reduced formulary, instituted monthly expenditure cap
Kentucky: reduced formulary
Louisiana: discontinued reimbursement of laboratory assays
North Carolina: reduced formulary
North Dakota: capped enrollment, instituted annual expenditure cap, lowered financial eligibility to 300% FPL
Ohio: reduced formulary, lowered financial eligibility to 300% FPL (disenrolled 257 clients in July 2010)
Puerto Rico: reduced formulary
South Carolina: lowered financial eligibility to 300% FPL
Utah: reduced formulary, lowered financial eligibility to 250% FPL (disenrolled 89 clients in FY2010)
Virginia: reduced formulary, only distribute 30-day prescription refills
Washington: instituted client cost sharing, reduced formulary (for uninsured clients only), only pay insurance premium for clients currently on antiretrovirals
Wyoming: reduced formulary, instituted client cost sharing

ADAPs Considering New/Additional Cost-Containment Measures (Before March 31, 2011***)

Alabama: cap enrollment, establish waiting list (as of April 1, 2011), reduce formulary
Colorado: institute client cost sharing
Kentucky: reduce formulary
Oregon: reduce formulary
Puerto Rico: reduce formulary
South Carolina: disenroll 200 clients
Virginia: transition 760 clients onto waiting list
Washington: reduce formulary
Wyoming: reduce formulary

* As a result of ADAP emergency funding, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, South Dakota and Utah eliminated their waiting lists. Idaho reinstituted a waiting list in February 2011.
** Louisiana has a capped enrollment on their program. This number is a representation of their current unmet need.
*** March 31, 2011 is the end of ADAP FY2010. ADAP fiscal years begin April 1 and end March 31.

This article was provided by National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors. Visit NASTAD's website to find out more about their activities and publications.
See Also
2014 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report (PDF)
ADAP Waiting List Update: 35 People in 1 State as of July 23

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