Ryan White Medical Case Management


Ryan White Medical Case Management offers confidential services for people who are living with HIV / AIDS. Newly diagnosed, or looking for HIV / AIDS information, resources, or services? The Linn County Ryan White Medical Management serves anyone on Iowa and is completely free of charge regardless of income and/ or financial resources.

Did you know?

  • Every 9 ½ minutes, someone is diagnosed with HIV/AIDS
  • People diagnosed with HIV/AIDS are living quality lives for much longer with proper medical treatment, appropriate medications and healthy living. Early diagnosis and treatment are key.
  • UNDETECTABLE = UNTRANSMITTABLE.  If you take your ART medication daily as prescribed and maintain an undetectable viral load, the CDC reports you have effectively no risk of transmitting HIV.
Since 2015, Linn County Ryan White participants have increased their viral suppression by 6%! Now 89% are virally suppressed meaning their viral count is so low they can’t transmit HIV. 

The success of the Linn County Ryan White Medical Case Management Program is possible because of the program offerings

  • Advocacy
  • Assistance with obtaining prescriptions / medical insurance
  • Options counseling
  • Medical case management
  • Public benefit counseling (including Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security Disability Benefits, Medicaid for Employed People with Disabilities, Food Assistance, etc.).
  • Referrals for services
  • Resource information

Medical Case Management: Sometimes, it’s not just about the diagnosis!

Professional, on-going, and confidential support is available to help you obtain and maintain:
Appropriate medical care
Federal, state, and local benefit programs
Housing assistance
Proper nutrition

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)

Can't afford your medications? The ADAP may be able to help you obtain needed medications or maintain your prescription insurance, if you qualify. Other prescription assistance programs may also be available.

How to connect to services

Our medical case managers are here for you! Contact us to get into case management and get connected to all of the services and resources the Ryan White Program has to offer. 
Phone: 319-892-5770 
Email: rwp@linncounty.org