HIV and Work: Module 7 HOPE Resource Package

The Center for HIV Law and Policy. Employment Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Primer. 2010. (PDF, 952KB).

Health Insurance Info
Consumer guides for getting and keeping health insurance in all 50 states.

Watts, M.W. (2003). Considering work for people living with HIV/AIDS: Evaluation of a group employment counseling program. (Work for people HIV/AIDS).


Department of Justice. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended

Social Security Administration. Benefits for People with Disabilities. Information about SSI, SSDI, how to apply, and eligibility checklist.

Social Security Administration (2010). Red Book: a summary guide to employment supports for persons with disabilities under the social security disability insurance and supplemental security income programs (PDF, 372KB).

Social Security Administration Official Website

HIV and Disability

HIV and Disability: updating the social security listings. The Institute of Medicine's recommendations for the new Listings of HIV Impairments for HIV disability definitions.

Powerpoint of recommendations released by IOM (PDF, 292KB).

Work Incentive Programs

Social Security Administration (2010). Work Incentives- General Information. Information about SSDI, SSI, Work Incentive Programs, Substantial Gainful Activity, and Ticket to Work Program.

Social Security Administration. The Work Site (2010). About Ticket to Work.

Social Security Administration (2008). Your ticket to work. Information about the program, how to get a ticket, what to do with your ticket, etc.,

Ryan White CARE Act

US Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). About the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Kaiser Family Foundation: HIV/AIDS Policy - Fact Sheets

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) (2009) (PDF, 245KB)

Medicaid and HIV/AIDS (2009) (PDF, 430KB)

Medicare and HIV/AIDS (2009) (PDF, 453KB)

The Ryan White Program (2009) (PDF, 436KB)

NASTAD (2007). ADAP Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 92KB)