AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is for people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS. For people who are HIV negative but would like to start on PrEP, there is a program called PrEP Assistance Program (PrEP-AP).
ADAP provides eligible California residents with:
Free FDA-approved medications used in the treatment and suppression of HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-related infections. For a list of covered medications, please refer to the ADAP Formulary (PDF).
Premium payment assistance for individuals enrolled in a private health insurance plan. For more information, visit the Health Insurance Premium Payment Assistance page.
Premium payment assistance for individuals enrolled in a Medicare Part D prescription plan. For more information, visit Medicare Part D Premium Payment Assistance page.
For PrEP-AP related information please click here.
To be eligible for the ADAP program, a patient must:
Be a resident of California
Have a positive HIV/AIDS diagnosis
Be at least 18 years old
Have an annual Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) that does not exceed 500% of the Federal Poverty Level based on household size and income
Not be fully covered by Medi-Cal or any other third-party payers
How to Apply
Call (760) 457-3775 to schedule an appointment with one of our Certified ADAP Enrollment Counselors for free and confidential help today! DAP Health ADAP counselors are open to the community to process new applications and recertifications. You do not need to be a DAP Health patient to enroll or recertify ADAP. You can also contact one of the ADAP enrollment centers listed below.
Once a patient is enrolled in ADAP they will be responsible for informing their enrollment worker or ADAP of any changes to their income or residency status. Patients need to re-enroll in the ADAP program before their birthday month every year by submitting all of the required documents.
ADAP applicants who meet the eligibility criteria listed above must:
Re-enroll into the program annually
Re-enrollment is due every year on the applicant's birthday
Applicants must re-enroll in-person with a Certified ADAP Enrollment Counselor at one of the enrollment centers listed above
Re-enrollment may be completed up to 45 days before an applicant's birthday
Recertify for the program bi-annually on your birthday and six months after
Applicant's will receive a Self-Verification Form (SVF) in the mail
The SVF will ask the applicant if key eligibility information remains unchanged
If there are no changes to the applicant's eligibility information, the applicant may recertify for ADAP by completing and submitting the SVF
If there are changes to the applicant's eligibility information, the applicant must recertify for ADAP in person with a Certified ADAP Enrollment Counselor
Have Questions? Need Assistance?
Call 760-457-3775 to schedule an appointment with one of our ADAP Enrollment Counselor for free and confidential help today! If you are in need of certification or recertification, we are open to Riverside and San Bernardino County residents.