HIV Care and Treatment

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What you need to know

​​​The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides HIV-related services in the United States for those who do not have enough health care coverage or financial resources for coping with HIV disease. The program fills gaps in care not met by other payers. 

The future of HIV treatment is wide open. Advances in therapeutics enable individuals with HIV to take fewer pills with fewer side effects. It's hoped that advances such as these will eventually bring the cost of medications to manageable levels with the end goal of improving the health and well-being of individuals with HIV in Nebraska.

About Ryan White

Ryan and his Mom helped educate the nation about HIV/AIDS.

About the Program

Learn the basics about local and state programs. Fact sheets about services, funding and populations served are featured, as well as a glossary and more.

A Living History

Milestones and events that occurred over the past quarter century have shaped the history of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

The Legislation

Access all of the Ryan White legislation – from the original 1990 law to the 2009 Act, the fourth time the program was reauthorized.

Ryan White Funding

The Nebraska Ryan White AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) has an open formulary for both Copay and Standard (non-insured) ADAP Members. This is subject to change based on funding levels. Please note that ADAP does not cover the following:

  • Prescription Pain Control Medications
  • Any Schedule II Controlled Substances
  • Narcotics
  • ADHD
  • Cosmetic Agents
  • Cough Suppressants
  • Erectile Dysfunction Agents
  • Fertility Agents

Nebraska Medicare Part D & Ryan White
The Nebraska Ryan White Program also offers HIV Case Management. Eligibility for services is 400% of the Federal Poverty Level. To receive services, clients must be enrolled through case management. Required documents include proof of HIV status, proof of income, and other federally required documentation.

You must access case management services through the Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP). Call NAP at (800) 782-2437 or (402) 552-9260.




Useful links


 Ryan White Program 
Division of Public Health / Department of Health & Human Services
Phone Number
(402) 471-2101
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026