These resources provide Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) staff and program administrators with an overview of Medicare eligibility and coverage (including for prescription drugs) for RWHAP clients and other people with HIV.
The Basics of Medicare for RWHAP Clients
Learn about the common Medicare eligibility pathways for people with HIV; the different parts of Medicare, including their coverage and costs; how can you support RWHAP clients to enroll in Medicare; and how the RWHAP helps clients with Medicare costs.
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage for RWHAP Clients
Learn about how clients get Medicare prescription drug coverage; requirements for Medicare prescription drug coverage; coverage HIV medications; the “donut hole” period for prescription drug coverage; and how the RWHAP, including its AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), help clients pay for Medicare prescription drug coverage.
- How Medicare Enrollment Works
Learn the difference between the Initial Enrollment Period, Special Enrollment Period, and General Enrollment Period for Medicare; when clients need to enroll in Medicare to avoid late enrollment penalties; what clients enrolled in a Marketplace plan should do when they enroll in Medicare; and how clients can make changes to their Medicare coverage.