Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention
and Treatment assesses HRSA's and CDC's
activities related to the HIV, AIDS, and other
STDs, and makes recommendations for the future
directions of HRSA's and CDC's programs to
prevent, control, and treat STDs, HIV, and
|Clinical Guidelines are developed
by multiple Federal health agencies to guide
providers in delivering HIV/AIDS care in such
areas as antiretroviral therapies, opportunistic
infections, and HIV testing and counseling.
|HIV/AIDS and Incarcerated
Individuals in Correctional Settings &
is CDC/HRSA collaboration examining model
programs that provide HIV prevention, intervention,
and continuity of care within correctional
settings. Projects also help recently-released
individuals transition back into the community.
collaboration between HRSA/HAB and CDC occurs
on a variety of fronts to collect and analyze
HIV/AIDS data. One example is HRSA data provided
to CDC on Ryan White grantee and contractor
locations and characteristics. CDC also provides
HIV/AIDS prevalence data to Part A and Part
B areas to assist with grant and formula calculations.
|Integrated Guidelines for Developing
Epidemiologic Profiles was developed by
CDC and HRSA for use in prevention and care
planning and working together on developing
methods for estimating unmet need.
of HIV Disease and Care is a CDC/HRSA multi-phase
cluster sampling method to assess the quality
and outcomes of care among HIV-positive people
for Medicaid and Medicare Services
|Public Financing and Delivery
of HIV/AIDS Care: Securing the Legacy of Ryan
White examines HIV care's financing and
delivery in light of a changing healthcare
system and demographic change in HIV/AIDS
|Measuring What Matters is an
IOM study examining whether state HIV reporting
systems can provide adequate HIV prevalence
data to replace AIDS prevalence data in making
Ryan White Program formula grants.
Integrated Services Project is a developmental
effort between HRSA, the Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services (CMS), and CDC looking
at blending federal funding streams to provide
more efficient and continuous HIV care.
HIV Prevention Services Into the Clinical
Care Setting of Medicaid and Ryan White CARE
Act Programs examines the provision of
prevention services to people with HIV under
both of these programs.
Specifications provide sample specifications
to address primary and secondary prevention
and medical management of HIV/AIDS. They are
for use by public sector and private-sector
|Global AIDS Program
HRSA/HAB project addresses the global impact
of HIV/AIDS in the areas of care and treatment,
including development of sustainable human
capacity building models to strengthen quality
services in under-served populations.
|Impact of Information Technology
on Quality of HIV Care is AHRQ- and HRSA-
funded grants to study the impact of information
technology on health care among medically
underserved HIV-infected populations.
|Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI)
is an HHS effort to focus on the disproportionate
impact of HIV on minority communities. HRSA
and CDC participate on various HHS cross-agency
initiatives related to the MAI.
collaborated with the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development to produce a study on integrating substance abuse,
mental health and housing for HIV-positive
|Housing is Health Care
TA Guide, produced in collaboration with
Opportunities for People with AIDS, explains
the HIV/AIDS Bureau’s housing policy;
provides guidance on its implementation, and
includes additional resources on this topic.
Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention
and Treatment assesses HRSA and
CDC activities related to the HIV, AIDS, and
other STDs, and makes recommendations for
the future direction of HRSA and CDC programs
to prevent, control, and treat STDs, HIV,
|Engaging People in Care presents
results of a HRSA/HAB-sponsored forum where
CDC, SAMHSA, NIH, and community/state representatives
discussed challenges and opportunities for
linking and retaining people with HIV into
care. The report also presents recommendations
for enhancing outreach-related work.
|HIV Stigma: Theory,
Reality, and Response outlines research
gaps, training opportunities and existing
programs that have reduced HIV stigma.
Prevention: New Strategies for a Changing
Epidemic. Is a CDC initiative with HRSA
involvement, whose focus is on reducing barriers
to early diagnosis of HIV infection and increasing
access to quality medical care, treatment,
and ongoing prevention services.
provides funding for HRSA/HAB’s National
HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center,
specifically its Post
Exposure Prophylaxis Line (PEPLine) and
collaboration occurs on multiple SPNS
Initiatives, such as: Intervention for
SeroPositive IDUs, Research and Evaluation
(INSPIRE); HIV/AIDS Demonstration Projects
for Incarcerated Individuals within Correctional
Settings & the Community; and Prevention
for HIV Positive Persons Project.
White Primary Care Provider Prevention Practices
is a HRSA review, with CDC participation,
examining prevention practices and policies
among Ryan White funded medical providers.
study of TB practices within Ryan White-funded
HIV primary care sites is being conducted
by HRSA and CDC to evaluate and improve the
level of screening and testing for TB in Part
C Ryan White clinics.
on Directly Observed Therapy Impact on Treatment
Adherence involves CDC and HRSA research on
the benefits and risks of directly observed
therapy (DOT) in enhancing adherence to HIV
medications for PLWH.
Case Management Project is an effort by HRSA,
CDC, SAMHSA, the Department of Justice, and
HUD examining case management models and examples
of coordinated case management services provided
across agencies and payers. Results of the
assessment are being used to develop an integrated
guidance for use by Federal programs to reduce
the possibility of gaps, overlaps and duplication
of casement services for agencies serving
the needs of those living with HIV.
Abuse and Mental Health
|HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence
Health Outcomes and Cost Study seeks to
(1) identify costs associated with providing
integrated mental health, substance use, and
primary medical treatment to people living
with HIV/AIDS; and (2) determine if an integrated
approach to care improves treatment adherence,
produces better health outcomes, and reduces
overall costs associated with HIV treatment.
|Cross Training of HIV/AIDS,
TB and Infectious Diseases Providers is
HRSA/SAMHSA/CDC training to help public health
and substance abuse treatment providers forge
working relationships across disciplines and
health specialty areas.