HIV/STD Program Policies

Global Policies Affecting All Programs

Number Title Established Last Revised

LIDS
2021.001

Program Income

1/2021

 

2013.02

The Use of Testing Technology to Detect HIV Infection

1/2014

9/2014

2013.01

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

6/2013

 

2012.01

Overall Responsible Party for TB/HIV/STD Surveillance Data

4/2008

9/2016

2011.04

Breach of Confidentiality Response

7/2008

3/2012

2011.01

Confidential Information Security

7/2008

5/2014

035.001

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

9/1997

9/2014

090.001

Roles and Responsibilities of the Section 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

302.001

Release of TB/HIV/AIDS and STD Data

4/1999

11/2019

302.002

Data Release Agreement

4/1999

7/2019

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

530.002

Section 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

4/2003

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

3/2019

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

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DSHS General Consent and Disclosure form (Form L-36)

 

2/2013

 

HIV and STD Prevention Programs

Number Title Established Last Revised

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 Section and its Contractors

4/1999

7/1999

130.001

Condom Distribution for Non-Contracting Prevention Sites

12/1994

6/2006

 

HIV Health and Social Services Programs

Number Title Established Last Revised

220.001

Eligibility to Receive HIV Services

COVID-19 Amendment to Eligibility to Receive HIV Services - Changes described in this amendment went into effect March 13, 2020.

7/2006

4/2019

220.100

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

5/1996

11/2002

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 Users

6/2006

8/2010

231.001

ARIES Security

8/2010

3/2020

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

4/2020

241.003

Subcontracting HIV Health and Support Services

2/2005

8/2007

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

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


 

 

Sexually Transmitted Disease Programs

Number Title Established Last Revised

023.001

STD Medication and Phlebotomy Supply Distribution

7/1995

7/2001

023.002

STD Medication Allocation Formulary, Including Managing Cephalosporin Allergy

7/1995

7/2001

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

1/2020

 

Texas HIV Medication Program

Number Title Established Last Revised

700.001

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

1/1996

12/2021

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

1/2018

700.004

HIV Medications Ordering Process for Pharmacies

3/1997

1/2018

700.005

Medicare Part D

6/2006

4/2015

700.006

Multi-Month and Special Circumstance Medication Supply and Coverage

5/2019

 

700.007

Texas Insurance Assistance Program

10/2021

 

 

Pharmacy Branch

Number Title Established Last Revised

PMCY.01

Prescription Medication Shortages Policy and Procedures

6/2019


 

 

TB/HIV/STD Central Office Internal Policies

Number Title Established Last Revised

2020.02

DSHS Central Pharmacy to Dispense Medications to THMP Participants

12/2020

12/2020

2020.01

Quality Assurance for the Texas HIV Medication Program’s Eligibility Processes

11/2020

8/2021

2019.02

Encrypted USB Flash Drive Assignment

9/2019

9/2019

2019.01

Internal Review of Public Facing Publications

3/2019

3/2019

2016.03

Children in the Workplace

5/2016

5/2016

2016.02

TB/HIV/STD Section Section-Wide Purchasing

3/2016

3/2019

2015.03

Creating E-Learning Products for the TB/HIV/STD Section

3/2015

3/2015

2015.02

TB/HIV/STD Section Meeting Planning

3/2015

6/2018

2015.01

Temporary Access Badges

2/2015

 

2012.03

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

12/2012

12/2013

2009.01

TB/HIV/STD Section Procedure for the Review of New Grant Applications, Grant Renewal Applications, Grant Progress Reports and Technical Review Responses

3/2010

4/2016

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