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.
HHS Clinical Guidelines Recommendations on an array of HIV/AIDS care and treatment issues (e.g., antiretroviral therapy, opportunistic infection treatment and prophylaxis) as well as guidance on conducting HIV testing and counseling. Guidelines are regularly updated by expert panels.
Clinical Care Protocols/Practices Guides focus on the effective delivery of HIV care. While they often include recommendations on HIV treatment issues, HHS guidelines should be consulted as they are continuously updated and represent consensus recommendations from HHS.
Provider Training (AETCs) AETCs, AIDS Education and Training Centers, comprise a network of regional and national centers that train health care providers to treat persons with HIV/AIDS.
CAREAction Newsletter This ongoing series highlights HIV/AIDS care issues being addressed by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees and consumers.
Technical Assistance / Training (TARGET Center) An array of information to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS Programs run their programs better, covering such topics as delivery of HIV care, planning, and training for consumers and clinicians. HelpDesk also serves to assist with finding resources and other help.
Quality of Care Materials outline how to improve HIV/AIDS care through an array of methods such as performance measures.