The goal of Ryan White funding is to help patients achieve HIV viral load suppression. Nexus receives funding to support People Living with HIV in Northern Virginia without sufficient health care coverage or financial resources to manage their HIV disease.
Nexus serves Ryan White eligible, low income, HIV-infected individuals who receive their outpatient medical care from non-Ryan White medical providers, including private infectious diseases practices.
Infectious Disease Physicians (IDP)
3289 Woodburn Road
Annandale, Virginia 22003
Infectious Disease Consultants (IDC)
11211 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Infectious Disease Associates and Travel Medicine (IDA)
7764 Armistead Road
Lorton, VA 22079
Individuals with HIV served by these practices are initially screened by their medical team and will be given the option to be referred to the Nexus Case Manager for an eligibility determination appointment.
Rapid Start ART
Rapid Start ART (antiretroviral therapy) is a program that connects newly diagnosed people to HIV treatment, HIV medical care, and supportive services within 24 hours. For more information, download/view Rapid Start ART formatted for print.
Nexus: Serving Your Low-Income Patients Living with HIV/AIDS
- Case Management to help patients through the maze of medical treatment and support services.
- Non Medical Case Management helps patients maintain their eligibility for Ryan White services.
- Medical Case Management to ensure patients effectively manage their day-to-day treatment.
- Mental health services: Nexus patients will be screened for mental health services and referred to the appropriate level of care.
- Emergency Food Assistance: Nexus patients may receive grocery store gift cards on a short-term emergency basis and be referred to various community food resources.
- Medical Transportation Assistance: Cab rides and Metro SmartTrip cards are available for Nexus patients with transportation challenges.
- Insurance Copay and Deductible Assistance for HIV-related medical care. Financial assistance is paid directly to healthcare providers.
- Enrollment in appropriate health insurance.
For more information, download/view Nexus Program Services formatted for print.
Partnership for Access to Clinical Trials (PACT)
The Nexus Program is a member of collaboration in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area that connects health care providers and their patients with researchers at NIAID who are conducting clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The primary goal of the collaboration is to increase access to research by people who may be underrepresented in clinical trials. All services provided by the PACT program to the patients are free of charge.
PACT Benefits to Healthcare Providers
- Access to infectious disease and community experts from PACT and NIAID
- Assistance with the study referral process
- Help with patient care and clinical support