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ILLINOIS: Good News for ADAP Recipients in Illinois


Windy City Times (Chicago) (02.15.12) - Wednesday, February

New rules will make it easier for low-income HIV patients to receive needed medications through the Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program. Changes advocated by AIDS Foundation of Chicago and AIDS Legal Council of Chicago should ease the cumbersome paperwork requirements for the program's 4,200 clients. Among the new rules, ADAP will no longer require existing recipients to complete an entirely new application every six months; they will be recertified instead.


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