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NASTAD releases an updated 2018 Online AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Formulary Database

 
 

NASTAD releases an updated 2018 Online AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Formulary Database


Today, NASTAD released an updated 2018 Online AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Formulary Database (the Database) which may be accessed via the accompanying User’s Guide. The Database provides an online, searchable, publicly available resource detailing state-by-state ADAP coverage of medications both individually and by drug class including HIV antiretroviral (ARV) treatments, “A1” Opportunistic Infections (A1 OI) medications, treatments for hepatitis B and C, mental health and substance use treatment medications, and various vaccines and laboratory tests and includes ADAP formulary coverage for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as of December 31, 2017.

 

Key findings from the updated 2018 ADAP Formulary Database include:

  • 10 ADAPs have “open formularies” in which all FDA-approved medications are included, excluding designated exceptions
  • 40 ADAPs cover one or more hepatitis B treatment medication
  • 39 ADAPs cover one or more hepatitis C treatment medication
    • 34 ADAPs cover one or more of the curative direct acting antiviral (DAA) hepatitis C (HCV) treatment medications
      • 25 cover daclatasvir (Daklinza)
      • 31 cover dasabuvir, ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir (Viekira XR)
      • 29 cover elbasvir and grazoprevir (Zepatier)
      • 22 cover glecaprevir and pibrentasvir (Mavyret)
      • 30 cover ledipasvir and sofosbuvir (Harvoni)
      • 24 cover ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir (Technivie)
      • 20 cover simeprevir (Olysio)
      • 27 cover sofosbuvir (Sovaldi)
      • 24 cover sofosbuvir, velpatasvir (Epclusa)
      • 16 cover sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir (Vosevi)
  • 48 ADAPs cover one or more of the most frequently prescribed mental health treatment medications
  • 29 ADAPs cover one or more substance use treatment medication