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Ryan White & the Affordable Care Act: What You Need to Know

Learn more about Ryan White and the Affordable Care Act by checking out our frequently asked questions.

Still have questions? Let us know by emailing RWP-ACAQuestions@hrsa.gov

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an historic opportunity for people living with HIV (PLWH), including those currently receiving services through the Ryan White Program, to increase their access to affordable, quality health care. Many Ryan White clients will gain access to health insurance or see their current health insurance improve.  These transitions will require thoughtful and careful coordination between the federal government, state and local governments, Ryan White Program grantees, and clients.

HRSA will continue partnering with you to ensure uninterrupted comprehensive care for our clients. We invite you to use this site as a resource to help guide you as we approach full implementation of the law in 2014. 

Questions? RWP-ACAQuestions@hrsa.gov

Guidance 

Key Provisions of the Affordable Care Act for the Ryan White Program (PDF - 900 KB)

Outreach, Enrollment and Benefits Counseling

Essential Community Providers

Coordination between Medicaid and Ryan White HIV/AIDS Programs (PDF - 113 KB)

For additional tools, go to the TARGET Center exit icon

Policy Notices

13-07: Uniform Standard for Waiver of Core Medical Services Requirement for Grantees Under Parts, A, B, and C (PDF - 86 KB)

13-06 Clarifications Regarding Use of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funds for Premium and Cost-Sharing Assistance for Medicaid (PDF - 31 KB)

13-05 Clarifications Regarding Use of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funds for Premium and Cost-Sharing Assistance for Private Health Insurance (PDF - 49 KB)

13-04 Clarifications Regarding Clients Eligible for Private Health Insurance and Coverage of Services by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (PDF - 35 KB)

13-03 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Client Eligibility Determinations:  Considerations Post-Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (PDF - 33 KB)

13-02 Clarifications on Ryan White Program Client Eligibility Determinations and Recertifications Requirements (PDF - 37 KB)

13-01 Clarifications Regarding Medicaid-Eligible Clients and Coverage of Services by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (PDF - 18 KB)