The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) helps ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS who are uninsured and under-insured have access to medication.

Eligibility Criteria

In the State of Colorado, to be eligible for ADAP enrollment, an individual must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a positive HIV/AIDS diagnosis;
  • Be a resident of Colorado;
  • Your income is equal to or less than 500% of the Federal Poverty Level. 
  • If you can receive assistance with Medicaid, you must verify that you have applied for that program. (You may receive temporary access to our uninsured program while this application is pending.)
  • If you can receive insurance through your employer, Connect for Health Colorado, or directly through the insurer you'll need to be enrolled in Colorado SDAP’s Health Insurance Assistance Program (HIAP).You'll receive assistance in paying the costs of enrolling in this insurance.
  • If you're eligible for Medicare, you will be enrolled into the State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program or Bridging the Gap (SPAP/BTG) plan for help with the costs of prescription premiums and related co-payments.
  • If you have Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid program), the Supplemental Wrap-Around Program (SWAP) can help cover the copays for your SDAP formulary medicine and copays for Medicaid covered services. 
  • If you can't access any other insurance, you'll be enrolled in the HIV Medication Assistance Program (HMAP).
Application Instructions
Hepatitis C (HCV) Drug Therapy
State covers some form of HCV drug therapies as part of their approved drug formularies: Yes

To learn more about what HCV drug therapies are on the drug formulary, please visit

Long-Acting Injectables (LAIs) Therapy
State covers LAIs as part of their approved drug formularies: No

To learn more about what LAIs drug therapies are on the drug formulary, please click here.

Contact Information


CDPHE Care and Treatment Program ADAP-3800
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246
United States

Phone Number

39.7047721, -104.9372971