The Basics of Medicare for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients
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Historically, most Medicare beneficiaries living with HIV have been under age 65 and qualified for Medicare because of a disability. However, there are more older adults living with HIV, and served by the RWHAP, than ever before.
This resource provides Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) staff and program administrators with an overview of Medicare eligibility and coverage for RWHAP clients and other people with HIV. Find the answers to these questions:
- What are the common Medicare eligibility pathways for people with HIV?
- Learn about the different parts of Medicare, including their coverage and costs.
- How can you support RWHAP clients to enroll in Medicare?
- How can the RWHAP helps clients with Medicare costs?