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Causes: AIDS, Health

Mission: The mission of comprehensive care clinic is to provide a continuum of medical, social and education services essential to the health and well-being of those infected with hiv disease and to enhance public awareness and prevention of hiv.

Programs: Medical hiv services:the hiv medical services program is designed to provide hiv infected and affected individuals and families with comprehensive medical treatment. Patients have encounters with physicians, case managers, nursing staff, and specialty medical providers who assess and design an interdisciplinary plan of care. Can services medical clients in sarasota, hillsborough, ybor city and daytona with or without the ability to pay. The education team which assist patients to be compliant with their medical regime services those in sarasota, desoto, charlotte, collier, lee, hendry, hillsborough, ybor city and glades counties. 3,850 clients are served throughout all can clinics and 2,119 volunteer hours were donated. Can also offers free, confidential and anonymous hiv and std counseling and testing among many other services

dental hiv services:the hiv dental services program is designed to provide treatment and services to those infected and affected by the hiv disease regardless of the ability to pay. The dental program provides services such as, but not limited to cleanings, dental evaluations and exams, extractions, dentures, oral cancer screenings, x-rays, and several other services that fit to meet the needs of the patients. These services remove barriers to success in the overall plan of care for an hiv positive individual. Education is reinforced at each dental visit as well as at periodic case management and medical visits. Dental problems that are left unaddressed in an hiv positive individual may lead to a host of other medical issues. 202 clients were provided dental services.

pharmacy assistance program:can provides a 340b pharmacy program. The program enables can patients affordable medication who are ineligible for medicaid but have a need for low-cost healthcare. Under the 340b program, drug manufacturers taking part in the medicaid drug rebate program are obligated to provide a discount on drugs for patients who receive medical services from approved safety net healthcare providers, such as can. The 340b program will increase medication adherence which has been shown to decrease hiv transmission rates, increase patients following their prescription regimen, as well as increase the client assistance offered at the center.

case management services:provides service coordination, screening and enrollment assistance with federal, state, and local programs that benefit hiv positive individuals. 450 clients served

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