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US Procedures for TB Patients Originating in the U.S. and Traveling to Mexico. Should patient receive Binational Health Card?. NO. YES. Patient has active TB and meets inclusion criteria [1]. Patient not from Pilot Site Active TB patient with  1 month of treatment left.

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US Procedures for TB Patients Originating in the U.S. and Traveling to Mexico

Shouldpatient receiveBinational Health Card?

NO

YES

  • Patient has active TB and meets inclusion criteria[1]

  • Patient not from Pilot Site

  • Active TB patient with 1 month of treatment left

  • Educate the patient about the Card.

  • Ask about patient’s travel plans.

  • Distribute Card to patient.

  • Record patient name, date of birth, Card number,date Card given, and reason Card given in logbook.

  • Transmit this information by fax (619-692-8020) to CureTBevery 2 weeks.

  • Register patient as official/unofficial U.S. TB patient and assign RVCT# or “fake” RVCT#.

  • Register patient as “Binational”.

Patientwill travel to(or has left for) Mexico?

YES

NO

Doespatientoriginate in El Paso/Las Cruces (including INS detentionCtr.)?

Willpatient movewithin the U.S.?

YES

NO

YES

NO

As appropriate, continue asking about travel plans and educate patient about Binational Health Card.

Call TBNet (1-800-825-8205) and complete referral forms.[2]

TBNet will call CureTB and fax the referral forms.

Call both CureTB and TBNet.

Call CureTB and complete and fax referral forms[2] to CureTB.

If the patient has not left yet, provide 2 weeks of TB medication prior to departure.

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CureTB will inform the UIES[3] (800#) in Mexico.

[1] Inclusion criteria: At leastone of the following: Mexican-born; recently arrived to the U.S. from Mexico; migrant worker; close or immediate family lives in Mexico; works in the U.S. and lives in Mexico; or lives in the U.S. but receives medical care in Mexico.

[2] Appendix B: Binational Notification Referral Form

Appendix C: Supplemental Referral Form I, Appendix D: Supplemental Referral Form II (if not an official U.S. case)

[3] UIES = Unidad de Inteligencia Epidemiológica y Sanitaria

FAX CureTB: 619-692-8020

FAX UIES: 55-93-93-24


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U.S. Procedures for TB Patients Originating in Mexico and Traveling to the U.S.

HCW receives a call from CureTB about the arrival of a patient.

HCW attempts to locate patient.

Patientwith TB Card Found?

NO

HCW continues to attempt to locate patient.

YES

Patient is not found, call CureTB (1-800-789-1751) for more information.

Patient found.

  • Call CureTB to notify of patient’s arrival and provide information on Card status (i.e., arrived with Card: Yes/No) and Date of Arrival.

  • Register patient into TIMS (use fake RVCT number if necessary).

  • Register patient as “binational” using binational variable (in sites using this variable).

  • Send all referral forms (Appendices B, C, and D)[1] to CureTB.

  • Report final treatment outcome to CureTB who will communicate this information to the UIES[2] (800# ) in Mexico.

  • CureTB will call HCW every 3 months to ensure final treatment outcomes are determined.

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[1] Appendix B: Binational Notification Referral Form

Appendix C: Supplemental Referral Form I Appendix D: Supplemental Referral Form II (if not an official US case)

[2] UIES = Unidad de Inteligencia Epidemiológica y Sanitaria

FAX CureTB: 619-692-8020

FAX UIES: 55-93-93-24


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