NEW - OCTOBER, 2023
Rapid start fact sheet
Not yet a member of CAREAssist?
You may qualify for temporary prescription medication coverage under the Rapid ART Bridge Program.
Individuals who are uninsured and need coverage for prescription medications related to their HIV care may be eligible for up to a
30-day supply through the Rapid ART Bridge Program.
This program can also assist with a limited number of
medical services to confirm HIV diagnosis and determine appropriate HIV treatment regimens. Payments for specialty care referrals are not available at this time, although exceptions will be considered with prior authorization.
All prescriptions covered by the Rapid ART Bridge Program must be obtained through a CAREAssist In-Network Pharmacy.
Rapid ART Bridge Application - Must be completed by a medical provider who is licensed in prescribing HIV medications
Rapid ART Bridge Program Summary and Instructions
CAREAssist In-Network Pharmacies
Rapid ART Bridge-approved Medical Services (CPT Codes)
Rapid ART Bridge-approved Medications