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North Dakota CARES/ Ryan White Part B Program. Krissie Guerard TB/HIV/RW Program Manager North Dakota Department of Health May 14, 2009. Federal Legislation:.

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north dakota cares ryan white part b program

North Dakota CARES/Ryan White Part B Program

Krissie Guerard

TB/HIV/RW Program Manager

North Dakota Department of Health

May 14, 2009

federal legislation
Federal Legislation:

TheRyan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act: addresses the unmet health needs of persons living with HIV disease (PLWH) by funding primary health care and support services that enhance access to and retention in care.

federal legislation1
Federal Legislation:

Intent: to reduce the use of more costly inpatient care, increase access to care for underserved populations, and improve quality of life for those affected by HIV disease.

care act programs
CARE Act Programs
  • Part A: emergency assistance to EMAs (Emerging Metropolitan Areas) and TGAs (Transitional Grant Areas) that are most severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic
  • Part B: grants to state and territories that focuses on improving access to primary care and support services
  • Part C: provides early intervention services by funding comprehensive primary health care in an outpatient setting for people living with HIV disease
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CARE Act Programs
  • Part D: coordinates services and access to research for children, youth and women with HIV/AIDS
  • Part F: SPNS projects, AETCs, dental programs and minority AIDS initiative
nd cares ryan white part b program
ND CARES/Ryan White Part B Program
  • “Payer of last resort”
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Case management
  • State direct services
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ND CARES/Ryan White Part B Program
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Proof of HIV status
    • Resident of North Dakota
      • Must produce a state issued ID within 60 days of enrollment
    • Verification of income: up to 400% FPL
    • Receipt of other services (Medicare, Medicaid, PI), or lack thereof
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ND CARES/Ryan White Part B Program
  • Case Management Services
    • Client centered activities, including:
      • Initial comprehensive assessment of needs/personal support systems
      • Development of individualized service plan
      • Coordination of services required to implement plan
      • Client monitoring to assess efficacy
      • Periodic re-evaluation/revision
      • Client-specific advocacy/review of utilization of services
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ND CARES/Ryan White Part B Program
  • State Direct Services
    • Outpatient services specific to preventive care for treatment of HIV/AIDS
      • Outpatient medical services: MD visits, lab/diagnostics
        • 80% paid
      • Oral health care
        • Up to $500 annually
      • Mental health services
        • 80% paid
      • Optometric/Ophthalmic services
        • Up to $200 biannually for glasses
      • Substance abuse treatment services
        • 80% paid
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ND CARES/Ryan White Part B Program
  • State Direct Services
    • Supportive Services
      • Transportation to medical appointments or support groups (gas cards reimburse for cost of travel)
      • Nutritional supplements (ordered by MD)
  • Other assistance:
    • Continuation of Health Insurance (DHS)
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ND CARES/Ryan White Part B Program
  • Emergency Assistance
    • Must be related to situations that may arise due to client’s HIV status and necessary to maintain access to care
    • Funds available for limited amounts, limited uses, and limited time period
      • Rent, rental deposit, utility bills
    • Case by case assessment
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ND CARES/Ryan White Part B Program
  • AIDS Drug Assistance Program
    • Medications must be listed on ND CARES’ Reimbursable Medications List.
    • ND CARES pays 100 percent, or co-pay if privately insured.
nd cares 2008 clients
ND CARES 2008 Clients
  • 77% Male
  • 68% Aged 25-45 years
  • 56% HIV
  • 80% White
  • 74% < 200% FPL ($ or less)
  • 93% Enrolled in ADAP
  • 40% Heterosexual