Alaska Assistance Programs

AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Website:

dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Epi/hivstd/Pages/hiv.aspx

AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

ATTENTION: YOU MUST BE HIV POSITIVE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM. - income must be at or below 300% of Federal Poverty Level - non-income assets must fall within the level allowed for Medicaid eligibility - must have established residency in Alaska for at least 30 days - must have a willingness to sign an Intent to Stay letter - must be the last resort payer (no other public assistance, Medicaid, VA benefits, or private insurance) - must be HIV+ - must have a licensed practitioner's prescription - must have been prescibed a medication on the ADAP formulary - must be a client of one of the state funded HIV care consortium lead agencies

Phone Number:

(907) 269-8058

Program Description:

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) provides FDA approved HIV-related prescription drugs to underinsured and uninsured individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Alaska Rx Card

Website:

www.alaskarxcard.com

Alaska Rx Card

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

The program is open to all residents of the state of Alaska.

Phone Number:

(800) 380-6369

Program Description:

Alaska Rx Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program available to all residents of Alaska. There are no restrictions to membership, no age or income requirements and no stipulations on pre-existing health conditions. The program was launched to help the uninsured and underinsured residents of Alaska afford their prescription medications. Those with insurance can also use the program for medications not covered through their pharmacy benefits.

The Alaska Rx Card is working with the Alaska State Medical Association to expand card distribution sites throughout the state. No personal information is required to join the program and there are no enrollment forms, no eligibility requirements, and no restrictions of any kind. The Alaska Rx Card provides discounts on both brand and generic medication with an average savings around 30%, with some discounts as high as 75%. The card is accepted at Fred Meyer, Safeway, Target, as well as over 56,000 participating pharmacies across the country.

The Alaska Rx Card is a simple solution to the confusing maze of discount programs that have appeared in recent years. Residents of Alaska can obtain a pre-activated free drug card, search drug pricing and locate participating pharmacies by visiting www.AlaskaRxCard.com

Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance

Website:

dhss.alaska.gov/dhcs/Pages/cama/default.aspx

Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance

Cost:

Free or at a reduced cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for CAMA, you must: 1. have a covered medical condition: terminal illness, cancer requiring chemo, chronic diabetes or diabetes insipidus, chronic seizure disorders, chronic mental illness, or chronic hypertension, 2. have no third party resources to cover treatment of that medical condition; 3. have very limited financial resources; and 4. be a U.S. Citizen or legal alien

Phone Number:

(800) 780-9972

Program Description:

The Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance (CAMA) program is a state funded program designed to help needy Alaskans who have specific illnesses get the medical care they need to manage those illnesses. It is a program primarily for people age 21 through 64 who do not qualify for Medicaid benefits, have very little income, and have inadequate or no health insurance.

Denali KidCare

Website:

dhss.alaska.gov/dhcs/Pages/denalikidcare/default.aspx

Denali KidCare

Cost:

Free or at a reduced cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

You will have to apply to know for sure. Generally, you may be eligible if: You are a child or youth age 18 or younger; or You are pregnant and can provide proof of pregnancy from your health care provider; and You live in Alaska, and Your family income meets the guidelines.

Phone Number:

(888) 318-8890

Program Description:

Denali KidCare is a State of Alaska program to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need. Denali KidCare provides excellent health insurance coverage for children and teens through age 18, and for pregnant women who meet income guidelines.