ADAP Directory

Directory of AIDS Drug Assistance Programs


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: 

To be eligible for coverage by the Ryan White Part B Medical Services Program, the Insurance Assistance Program, and the HIV Drug Assistance Program, a recipient must meet the following criteria and then see a Medical Case Manager:

  • The recipient must be a resident as evidenced by one of the following:
    • Valid driver's license or State Identification Card;
    • Mortgage or rental lease in recipient's name;
    • Tennessee utility bills in recipient's name;
    • Letter of identification and verification of residency from a verifiable homeless shelter or community center serving homeless individuals;
    • Mail postmarked within the last 30 days and delivered to recipient's address.
  • The recipient must meet the income guidelines established by the programs:
    • Maximum gross monthly income less than or equal to 400% of current federal poverty level;
    • Household resources value less than or equal to $8,000. (Resources include cash on hand, money in checking and/or savings accounts, or resources that can be quickly converted into cash, such as stocks, bonds, or certificates of deposit, etc.).
  • The recipient must have a medical diagnosis of HIV as demonstrated by:
    • A positive screening test for HIV antibody. The HIV sero-status must be confirmed by a more specific confirmatory test (either the Western blot assay or Indirect immunoflourescence assay [IFA] before being considered definitive for confirming HIV infection);
    • Detectable HIV RNA by PCR (Viral Load) test results.
Application Instructions: 

See a Medical Case Manager to apply.


TN Department of Health
710 James Robertson Parkway Andrew Johnson Tower
Nashville, TN 37243

Contact Information

Phone Number: 
(615) 741-7500
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