• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    E-mail the HIV/STD Program

    E-mail data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. Please do not include any personal, identifying health information in your email such as HIV status, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, etc.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS, please contact your local HIV services organization.

Texas HIV Medication Program

HIV and STDs

The Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP) provides medications for the treatment of HIV and its related complications for low-income Texans. To qualify for medications, potential clients who meet eligibility criteria complete an application for assistance. Once approved, a client receives medications at an assigned pharmacy in their community.

To learn more about the THMP and find out if you are eligible, see the Frequently Asked Questions. You can apply for the program by downloading and completing the client application. Be sure and review the specific “application instructions” when completing the application. The application and its instructions are located on the THMP document page. If you have more questions or need assistance completing your application, call the THMP toll free at 1 (800) 255-1090.


The THMP is the official AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) for the State of Texas. The THMP has been in existence since 1987 and provides medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of illnesses caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other opportunistic infections in HIV-infected individuals as prescribed by their doctor. THMP also operates the Texas HIV State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP) which helps HIV-positive individuals that do not qualify for the full Low Income Subsidy (extra help) with their out-of-pocket costs associated with Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, including co-payments, deductibles, coinsurance, and during the coverage gap (the "donut hole").
 


News

New Medications Added

The following medications have been added to the THMP Formulary. They are for the treatment of various conditions not directly associated with HIV.

Amlodipine 5 mg tablets 90/btl *
Atorvastatin 20 mg tablets 90/btl *
Duloxetine HCL 30 mg tablets 90/btl *
Gabapentin 300 mg capsules 100/btl *
Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 25 mg tablets 100/btl *
Lisinopril 10 mg tablets 100/btl *
Metformin HCL 500 mg tablets 100/btl *
Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg tablets 100/btl *
Sertraline 50 mg tablets 90/btl *
Trazodone 100 mg tablets 100/btl *
* Must be dispensed in full bottle amounts. Please provide # days supply the bottle will last with each order.

A new Medical Certification Form and Formulary are available on the THMP documents page.

News

11/15/2019: Upcoming THMP Holiday Closures

THMP will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Wednesday, November 27 at noon-December 1, reopening on Monday, December 2. Medication orders will not be processed Wednesday, November 27th to December 1st.

Please advise clients who are due for recertification or self-attestation in November to submit applications or documents requested by the program no later than Tuesday, November 26th to ensure that these materials are received by the program before the closure.

Beginning November 18, THMP will be allowing early orders with normal refill dates between November 20 and December 1. Shipments will be sent on November 26 if your pharmacy will be open to receive them - please let THMP know when you order if you will not. Refrigerated medications will not be shipped the day before a weekend or holiday.

Also, THMP will be closed for Christmas from December 24-29, and again for the New Year on December 31-January 1.

Please advise clients who are due for recertification or self-attestation in December to submit applications or documents requested by the program no later than Monday, December 23rd to ensure that these materials are received by the program before the closure.

Due to the long closure in December, THMP will allow early orders beginning on Monday, December 16 for refill dates between December 18 and January 2. Shipments will be sent out on the Mondays of December 23 and 30, but again no refrigerated medications will be sent the day before a weekend or holiday.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CLIENTS ARE AWARE OF THE LONG CLOSURES IN DECEMBER AND ORDER MEDICATIONS AND SUBMIT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS EARLY. 

News

10/28/2019: Training Requests

THMP has also implemented a training request form for the field. Please complete the request form [Survey Monkey] to request training in your area.

News

10/21/2019: Medical Certification Form for Trogarzo Available

THMP has added Trogarzo to the formulary. If you (or your client) have been prescribed Trogarzo and do not have health insurance, please contact us at 1-800-255-1090. If you are eligible for or currently enrolled in THMP, THMP and DSHS Ryan White Care Services will work together to identify a participating pharmacy and a Ryan White funded infusion center to help you start treatment. The Medical Certification Form for Trogarzo is available on the THMP documents page.

 

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Last updated December 10, 2019