• DSHS HIV/STD Program
    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – Use this email to request Texas HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data and statistics. Do not use this email to request treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs or services. Do not email personal, identifying health information such as HIV status, date of birth, or Social Security Number.

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    For information on HIV testing and services available to persons living with HIV, please contact your local HIV services organization.

HIV Care Services Group - Part B Meeting February 2018

A Ryan White HIV Care Services Part B Meeting was held on February 22-23, 2018 in Austin. Presentations and supporting documents for this meeting are found below.


February 22, 2018

Introduction & Clusters/Genotyping Introduction | Janina Vazquez
New ARIES Group Manager Introduction | Justin Irving
Clusters and Genotyping | Analise Monterosso, MPH
Germane Database Statewide Monitoring Database | Rhonda Stewart 
How monitoring tools affect the database | Anthony Lee, MPH
ARIES Contracts, Common Issues, and Best Practices Anthony Lee                
Michelle Berkoff
CAP/PDSA Expectations for 2018 CAP submission expectations | Laura Jasso, LCSW
PDSA submission expectations | Brian Rosemond, RN, BSN
Evolving expectations of AA monitors | Janina Vazquez
CAP & PDSA Expectations for 2018 (PowerPoint)
2018 HOPWA Updates Updates to HOPWA Program | Blade Berkman, LMSW HOPWA Updates (PowerPoint)
Role of Planners at the Syndicate (Planners) Expectations of Planners as the Regional Co-Chair | Ann Dills, MSW  
2018 HRAR Project Updates HRAR Progress | Justin Irving & L’Tanya Richardson, PMP
Using the Mini Resource Guides (Planners) Expectations for the Mini-Resource Guides | Anthony Lee, MPH  
2018 Trending Topics U = U | Ann Dills, MSW U=U (PowerPoint)
Harbor Path Updates 2018 Changes to Harbor Path | Harbor Path
State access to Harbor Path| Laura Jasso, LCSW & Jessica Conly, BSW
Harbor Path (PowerPoint)
Harbor Path Patient Assistance Program (PowerPoint)
How to Build a Successful CAB (Planners) CABs and the planning process | Charley Henley, MSW
TRG’s CAB Process | Reachelian Ellison
Agency Level Community Advisory Boards (PowerPoint)
Consumer Engagement at TRG (PowerPoint)
ADAP/MAGI/Eligibility Updates ADAP Eligibility Period | Imelda Majalca, MSW 
New FPL Calculation Form | Desty Muturi, MPH
Changes to the Eligibility Policy |Jessica Conly, BSW 
Ryan White Part B and THMP Eligibility (PowerPoint)
What to do after the Needs Assessment (Planners) Priority and allocation setting| Charles Henley, MSW
Needs assessments & the local care system and local resource guide 
How to Best Meet the Need (PowerPoint)

February 23, 2018

Results of the Statewide EGM Report DSHS’ next steps | Janina Vazquez & Laura Jasso, LCSW
Points of note for AAs | Charles Henley, MSW
Understanding HIV+ Results and Entry into Care The testing steps to confirm HIV status | Renee DeLaFuente 
How RW can cover the costs| Janina Vazquez
ECHO Project What is ECHO? | Brian Rosemond, RN, BSN
The AA’s role in procuring equipment | Brian Rosemond, RN, BSN
DSHS Clinical Panel (PowerPoint)
Sub of Sub Waivers Waiver Expectations for 2018 | Laura Jasso, LCSW
Updated Sub of Sub Policy | April Marek
Sub of Sub Waivers (PowerPoint)


Last updated June 17, 2021