Outpatient Admission

Eligibility Requirements:

Non-adherence, or at risk of non-adherence, to HIV medications

  • OR clinical need for HIV medications with repeated inability to remain on treatment
  • OR clinical need for support in starting HIV medications

Individuals must also:

  • Be a resident of Washington state, living in King, Pierce, Snohomish, Kitsap or Island Counties.
  • Be willing to have ALL medications managed at Bailey-Boushay House (this is non-negotiable.) Medication pickup schedule is determined by the individual’s need and can range from daily directly observed therapy to a minimum of at least once-a-week pickup. If an individual is not on medications, BBH staff will work with him or her to prepare for future treatment.
  • Be willing to remain engaged with medical provider and HIV case management
  • Be willing to pay a monthly co-pay if income is greater than 300 percent of federal poverty level.
  • Be able to maintain community-safe behaviors at Bailey-Boushay House. No violence, weapons, threats or hate language; no disruptive behaviors; no drug/alcohol-related activity at BBH; no smoking on property; no stealing; no inappropriate sexual behavior. There must be a willingness to self-monitor behaviors and to take immediate direction from staff as needed.
  • Be able to transfer with only minimal assist.
  • Require a maximum of once-daily dressing changes if needing wound care.
  • Be 18 years of age or older.

For individuals who fit the above criteria, admission is granted after:

  1. A completed admissions form, recent clinic notes and standing orders are received (see links below)
  2. An intake with social work and nursing staff is completed

How to start medication management at BBH OPP:
Medication prescriptions are required for medication management. There are two ways to do this:

  1. Prescriptions can be transferred to Kelley-Ross Pharmacy from another pharmacy. If transferring prescriptions, please also provide a medication list with the referral for the BBH nurses to review medications during intake*.
  2. Legal prescriptions, such as those used in a retail pharmacy, can be faxed or mailed to BBH*.

* For all controlled substances, a handwritten, hard copy is required. The original handwritten script MUST be mailed to Kelley-Ross Pharmacy: 2324 Eastlake Ave. E., Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98102. Kelley-Ross cannot dispense any controlled substance until this is received.

If you are a person living with HIV or a loved one of a person living with HIV, please call the Bailey-Boushay House Admissions Office with any questions.

Bailey-Boushay House Admissions Office
Phone: (206) 720-2305  Fax: (206) 720-2328

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