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The AIDS Institute Praises Florida Governor Rick Scott and Florida Legislature for Taking Steps to Support AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Tampa, Fla. -- The AIDS Institute applauds Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Florida legislature for increasing state funding to the Florida AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) as part of the 2012 state budget recently approved by the Legislature a...

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Florida's AIDS Drug Program Has the Longest Waiting List in the United States

Advocates are pressing Florida lawmakers to secure additional funding for the state AIDS Drug Assistance Program. As of Feb. 23, Florida's ADAP had 1,085 people on its waiting list, the most for any state ADAP in the nation, according to the National...

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Fair Pricing Coalition Brokers Rescue of Troubled ADAP

The Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC) announced on February 1 that it has brokered agreements that will allow approximately 6,500 Floridians to continue to receive their HIV medications during a budget crisis in that state. Partners in the agreement inclu...

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AHF Will Supply $1 Million in Free AIDS Drugs to Florida Wait List Patients

Ft. Lauderdale -- As the State of Florida grapples with a budget shortfall that has crippled its AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and forced the state to potentially disenroll 350 Florida patients already on ADAP as well as place nearly 2,400 low-...

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Florida's AIDS Medication Program Feeling Strained

To cope with the longest waiting list for a state AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) in the nation, Florida is turning to corporate donations and federal stop-gap measures.

"I really worry sometimes that it feels like we're going backwards," said A...