The Basics

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
March 10, 2010

Author

Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Summary

This publication describes the basics of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, the largest federal program solely focused on treating people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. The program funds cities, states, and community-based organizations to provide primary care, prescription drugs, and support services to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured people living with HIV/AIDS.

Related Materials

See also "Caring for "Ryan White": The Fundamentals of HIV/AIDS Treatment Policy" (Background Paper, August 22, 2005).

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