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HIV/AIDS Patient Care

Florida Department of Health in Broward County


HIV/AIDS Patient Care

HIV patient care is a multidisciplinary approach that aims to address the medical, emotional, social, and practical needs of individuals living with HIV/AIDS, with the ultimate goal of improving their health outcomes and quality of life.

The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) offers the following HIV/AIDS patient care programs listed below.

AIDS Drugs Assistance Program

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is a statewide, federally funded prescription medication program for low-income people living with HIV. This program provides access to medications to eligible uninsured clients or by the purchase of health insurance that includes coverage for HIV medications.

If you are HIV positive and:

  • Need HIV/AIDS medications
  • Have income at 400% or less of the Federal Poverty Level
  • Are uninsured or do not have adequate prescription coverage
  • Are not confined to a hospital, nursing home, hospice, or correctional facility

ADAP Can Help!

To Enroll

  • You must be determined eligible to receive HIV Patient Care services through the Patient Care eligibility screening process.
  • Visit our ADAP Enrollment page.
  • To contact ADAP at DOH-Broward please call 954-213-0623.
  • Enroll in ADAP.

Medications ADAP Provides

A complete list of drugs that ADAP provides can be found on the Florida ADAP formulary.

ADAP clients can fill their prescriptions at DOH-Broward's pharmacy. They also may select another participating pharmacy.

Additional information:

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

Ryan White Part B

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part B aims to improve HIV health care and support services. These improvements relate to quality, availability, and organization. In Broward County this program is administered by DOH-Broward. Services include:

  • Health insurance premium/cost sharing
  • Home and community-based health services
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Emergency financial assistance
  • Food bank/home-delivered meals
  • Medical transportation services
  • Referral for health care/supportive services
  • Substance abuse services-residential

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part A Program is a federal program that provides HIV-related health services. In Broward County this program is administered by Broward County Government. Individuals may receive services under both Ryan White Part A and Ryan White Part B if they are determined eligible for either part.

Additional Information:

Florida Department of Health-Ryan White Part B eligibility forms
Broward County Ryan White Part A 
Broward Regional Health Planning Council Centralized Intake and Eligibility
Centralized Intake and Eligibility: 954-566-1417