• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    E-mail the HIV/STD Program

    E-mail data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. Please do not include any personal, identifying health information in your email such as HIV status, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, etc.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS, please contact your local HIV services organization.

HIV-STD Program Policies

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

Global Policies Affecting All Programs
2015.01 Temporary Access Badges

2/2015

 
2013.01 Ryan White Part B/State Funded Services in Special Care Facilities Policy

6/2013

 

2013.02 The Use of Testing Technology to Detect HIV Infection

1/2014

9/2014

2012.01 TB/HIV/STD Unit Overall Responsible Party for TB/HIV/STD Surveillance Data

4/2008

9/2016

2012.03 TB/HIV/STD Unit Alternative Worksite Procedure Due to Power Outage, HVAC System Failure and Other Temporary Environmental Factors

12/2012

12/2012

2011.01 TB/HIV/STD Unit Confidential Information Security Policy

7/2008

3/2013

2011.03 TB/HIV/STD Unit Confidentiality Agreement (PDF : 160 kb)

7/2008

5/2017

2011.04 TB/HIV/STD Unit Breach of Confidentiality Response Policy

7/2008

3/2012

035.001 Model Education Program for use by Employers to Educate Employees about the HIV Disease and its Progressive Stages

9/1997

7/2001

090.001 Roles and Responsibilities of the Bureau Regarding Contractors

6/1998

 

090.002 HIV Client Services Funding Allocation Formula

2/2005

 

090.010 Contract Monitoring

10/1997

 

090.020 Model Policies for Handling, Caring, and Treating Persons Infected with a Sexually Transmitted Disease (Including HIV/AIDS) While in the Custody, Supervision or Care of Correctional, Law Enforcement, and/or Emergency Service Entities

8/2002

12/2002

090.021 HIV/AIDS Model Workplace Guidelines for Business, State Agencies, and State Contractors

1/1990

11/2004

120.100 HIV Testing of Pregnant Women

11/1995

7/2009

300.001 Overall Responsible Party for HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data

7/2008

 

302.001 Release of TB/HIV/AIDS and STD Data

4/1999

1/2016

302.002 Data Release Agreement (Word : 37 kb)

4/1999

7/2008

303.002 Breach Report Form (Word : 83 kb)

2/1999

4/2012

303.003 Breach Report Form Instructions (PDF : 66 kb)

2/1999

7/2008

500.002 Environmental Tobacco Smoke, Contractor Assurance

12/1995

 

500.003 Contractor Use of Equipment and Supplies, Contractor Assurance

3/1996

9/1996

500.005 Contractor Review of HIV/AIDS-Related Written and/or Pictorial Materials for Public Use

5/1999

12/2007

520.001 Consultant Services and Consulting Fees Paid by a Contractor Through Direct Cost

8/1997

 

520.002 Staff Education, Association Memberships, Training Fees and Insurance Payments Using Contract Funds

8/1999

5/2000

522.001 Reimbursements To Volunteers Involved In Community Planning Or Direct Client Service

4/1998

10/2002

525.001 Enforcement of Year End Requirements for DSHS Contracts

2/1999

5/1999

530.001 Reporting Suspected Abuse and Neglect of Children

9/1997

3/2008

530.002 Unit Expectations and Provider Rights Regarding the Delivery of Client Service

6/1998

9/2001

530.003 How to Deal with Clients Who Threaten to Harm Themselves or Others

9/2001

1/2002

530.004 Legal Planning and the Client/Provider Relationship

3/1997

9/2001

540.001 Sanctions Imposed Upon a Contractor for Non-Compliance with Contracts Involving State/Federal Funds

12/1997

4/1998

540.002 Sanctioning an HIV/STD Contractor for Subcontractor Noncompliance

1/2001

 

590.001 DSHS Funds as Payment of Last Resort

9/1994

9/2016

591.000 Limitations on Ryan White and State Services Funds for Incarcerated Persons in Community Facilities Policy

12/2013

 

800.001 Standard Precautions, Preventing the Spread of HIV, TB, & Hepatitis B in Employees of HIV/STD Funded Programs

3/1997

11/2002

800.004 Clinical Practice Guidelines for HIV-Infected Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Adults

10/1997

5/2000

800.005 Phlebotomy Training for Contractor Staff Responsible for HIV/STD Testing

10/1997

5/2000

900.001 Informed Consent for HIV in a Routine Testing Environment

9/2010

9/2010

-- DSHS General Consent and Disclosure form (Form L-36) (PDF : 79 kb)

 

2/2013

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

HIV and STD Prevention Programs
110.001 HIV/STD Guidelines

8/1997

 

110.002 HIV and STD Prevention Activities in State Prisons and Jails, Federal Prisons and Private Prisons

5/1998

8/1998

110.003 Prevention Activities Provided to State Agencies by the TB/HIV/STD Unit and its Contractors

4/1999

7/1999

130.001 Condom Distribution for Non-Contracting Prevention Sites

12/1994

6/2006

150.001 HIV Prevention Community Planning Guidance for Use by Community Planning Groups

11/1998

 

150.002 Bylaws for HIV Prevention Community Planning Groups

11/1998

2/1999

150.003 Selection and Removal of Texas Department of State Health Services Designated Co-Chair Serving on an HIV Prevention Community Planning Group

11/1998

2/1999

150.004 Community Planning Group Membership Selection to Ensure Parity, Inclusion and Representation

11/1998

 

150.005 Resolution of Conflict of Interest within Community Planning Groups

4/1999

 

151.001 Criteria for Operating as an HIV Prevention Community Planning GroupSecurity and Confidentiality Agreement

11/1998

 

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

HIV Health and Social Services Programs
220.001

Eligibility to Receive HIV Services

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7/2006

9/2016

220.100 Purchasing Emergency Medications for Clients Awaiting an Eligibility Decision from the Texas HIV Medication Program

5/1996

5/2000

220.101 Purchasing Prescription or Over-the-counter Medications And Vitamins Not Covered by a Third-Party Payor

3/1998

5/2000

231.000 ARIES User Policy

6/2006

8/2010

231.001 ARIES Security Policy

8/2010

 

231.002 ARIES Data Managers Core Competencies

3/2000

8/2010

231.003 ARIES Data Improvement Plan

8/2010

 

231.004 Documenting Case Management Actions in ARIES

3/2010

8/2010

241.001 Administrative Agency Roles and Responsibilities

10/1996

6/2006

241.003 Subcontracting HIV Health and Support Services

2/2005

6/2006

241.004 Administrative Agency Requirements for Community Input

6/2006

 

241.005 Conflict of Interest in Administrative Agencies

6/2006

 

241.006 Reallocation of HIV Client Services Funds

8/2006

5/2011

260.001 Care for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS, Using State Services Funds

10/1998

5/2003

260.002 Health Insurance Assistance

11/1998

11/2015

260.003 HIV Health Insurance Assistance Waiver Request Form (Word : 443 kb)

4/2009

 

270.001

Calculation of Estimated Expenditures on Covered Clinical Services

7/2015

 
280.001 Sub-Contracting HIV Core and Support Services by an Administrative Agency

9/2015

 

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

Sexually Transmitted Disease Programs
023.001 STD Medication and Phlebotomy Supply Distribution

7/1995

7/2001

023.002 STD Medication Allocation Formulary, Including Managing Cephalosporin Allergy

7/1995

11/1997

410.001 Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adolescents

9/1997

11/2003

410.003 Accelerated HIV Intervention Program, Addressing the Potential for Recalcitrant Transmission of HIV in Texas

8/2000

11/2001

420.001 Certification of TIPP Programs/Providers as Eligible for the 340B Drug Pricing Program

11/2015

 

420.002 Provider Selection Criteria and Requirements for the Texas Infertility Prevention Project

11/2015

 

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

Texas HIV Medication Program
700.001 Texas HIV Medication Program, Requests to Change State HIV Medication Formulary

1/1996

4/2015

700.002 Rights of the Texas HIV Medication Program to Limit the Number of Clients Assigned to a Pharmacy

10/1996

4/2015

700.003 HIV/STD Medication Program Pharmacy Eligibility Criteria

6/1997

1/2017

700.004 HIV Medications Ordering Process for Pharmacies

3/1997

1/2017

700.005 Medicare Part D

6/2006

4/2015

 

To learn more about HIV/STD Program policies, contact the program.


Last updated May 19, 2017