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Health Insurance and HIV: A Guide for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients


This guide was developed as part of the In It Together: National Health Literacy Program for Black MSM. This guide is meant for individuals receiving Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program services to provide information on how to get help paying for HIV care and other health needs, including the answers to these questions:

  • Why do I need health insurance?
  • How can I get health insurance?
  • Is the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program insurance?
  • How do I enroll in Marketplace insurance or Medicaid coverage?
  • What do I do after I enroll in a Marketplace health plan?
  • How do I know what doctor to go to? How much will my doctor visit cost?
  • I’m under 26 and on my parents’ health insurance plan. How can I get care without them knowing I have HIV?
  • How do I learn more about health insurance and HIV care?

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