Topic: Planning & ACA
Collection of tools on planning for implementation of ACA--examination of health insurance plans, projecting how many clients will transition to new coverage.
Guidelines and Manuals
CDC, HRSAJuly 2014
Guidance on development of HIV/AIDS epidemiological profiles for use in planning/evaluation activities of both prevention and care programs.
Webinars and Training
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareMarch 2015
Discussion of how ASO and CBO leaders can engage their boards when working toward organizational restructuring.
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareFebruary 2015
Discussion of the importance of organizational self-assessment when determining whether an organization should merge, grow, or responsibly close.
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareOctober 2014
Thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS are now eligible for insurance coverage thanks to the ACA. This webinar examines this and other changes brought about by the ACA, and offers guidance to Ryan White-funded ASOs and CBOs for navigating this changing policy environment and improving retention in care for their clients.
Overview of ADAPs ability to purchase/continue insurance.
Tools and Job Aids
Assessment template for state health department HIV and viral hepatitis care and treatment programs to guide decisions around implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and related health systems changes.
Phoenix/Maricopa County EMAAugust 2013
This Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation plan was developed by a Part A Ryan White grantee to guide community-wide enrollment of Part A clients in appropriate ACA health care coverage.
San Francisco HIV Health Care Reform Task Force and Harder+Company Community ResearchApril 2013
Considerations for medical and non-medical providers of HIV services to prepare for this transition.
HIV Health Reform
State-specific modeling reports, which examine the potential impact of ACA on people living with HIV/AIDS.
Reports and Best Practices
National Academy for State Health PolicyNovember 2013
Insights from select Medicaid and Ryan White grantees on cross-program coordination to better serve people living with HIV/AIDS, who rely heavily on both programs for their HIV/AIDS services.
Review of state proposals to expand ACA coverage by purchasing insurance coverage to those up to 138% of the federal poverty level instead of expanding Medicaid eligibility.
National Academy for State Health PolicyAugust 2013
HRSA-sponsored webcast presents state officials discussing promising practices for coordination between Medicaid and Ryan White in the areas of inter-agency communication, program eligibility, access to care, benefits, and prescription drugs.
San Francisco HIV Health Care Reform Task Force and Harder+Company Community ResearchJuly 2013
Recommendations from the San Francisco Ryan White Part A planning body on transitioning people living with HIV/AIDS to Affordable Care Act coverage.
How EHB rules apply to insurance plans for services particularly important to people living with HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis.
Mathematica Policy ResearchNovember 2012
Study assessing the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, with recommendations on how to assist the Ryan White Community to navigate changes associated with ACA implementation.