ADAP Directory

Directory of AIDS Drug Assistance Programs

Texas

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.

The Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP) is the official AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) for the State of Texas.

Eligibility Criteria: 

Any Texas resident who:

  • Has a diagnosis of HIV disease and meets the drug-specific eligibility criteria of one or more of the drugs listed above and;
  • Is under the care of a Texas-licensed physician who prescribes the medication(s) and;
  • Meets the financial eligibility criteria of the program.
    • A person is financially eligible if he or she:
      • Is not presently covered for the medication(s) under the Texas Medicaid Program, or has utilized their Medicaid pharmacy benefits for the month and;
      • is not covered for the medication(s) by any other third-party payor and;
      • has an adjusted gross income, when combined with the gross income of his/her spouse, that does not exceed 200 percent of the current Federal Poverty Income Guidelines (as shown below). The THMP will determine if the person satisfies this criterion from information provided by the person on the Program application.
Application Instructions: 

You can download an application online here. You may also get an application and program guidelines by calling our program's hotline: either 1-800-255-1090 statewide, or 512-533-3000. You may also write to our program at the following address:

Texas HIV Medication Program,
Texas Department of State Health Services,
1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756-3199,
Attention: MSJA.

 

Many hospitals, clinics and HIV service agencies also have copies of the application available, and staff to help you complete it. In addition to the pages of the application that you complete, your physician must fill out the Medical Certification Form (MCF) included in the application packet to verify your HIV status and qualifying medical criteria. While you wait for the packet to arrive, please collect check stubs, W-2 forms, copies of benefit entitlement letters, or other facts about your income. This information will help you to speed up the application process with the THMP.

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 tiicann.org/co-infection-watch.html (go to page #7).

Location

Address:
Texas HIV Medication Program, ATTN: MSJA, MC 1873
PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714

Contact Information

Phone Number: 
1-800-255-1090 or 512-533-3000
Fax Number: 
512-533-3178 (eligibility) or 512-533-3171 (pharmacy)
Email Address: 
hivstd@dshs.state.tx.us