• 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.

2016 Ryan White Parts A & B Meeting

The 2016 Ryan White Parts A & B Meeting was held on October 6-7, in Austin. Presentations and supporting documents for this meeting are found below.

 

Agenda

October 6, 2016

 

MANAGERS

PLANNERS

DATA MANAGERS

MONITORS

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

Speakers:
Emily Gantz-McKay
EGM Consulting- contractor

Topics:

Joined managers

Facilitators:
Jennifer Nield, Manager, Program Evaluation Group
Alicia Denney
Michael Horne

Speakers:
Representatives from DSHS IT Application Development Group

Topics:

  • ARIES and the RSR
  • Updates to ARIES contract with Queenstone
  • Updates to the system – what is planned?

Speakers:
Rhonda Stewart, Germane Solutions- Contractor
Laura Potter
Ann Dills
Michelle Berkoff

Topics

  • DSHS monitoring project – 4 Service Categories
  • Monitoring and baselining other service categories in the year 2
  • Training for items that need improvement
  • Case Management discussion

Presentation (PDF : 613 kB)
Handout (PDF : 319 kB)

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. - Break

3:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Speakers:
Representatives from DSHS IT Application Development Group
Charles Henley, Contractor/TA provider
Rhonda Stewart, Germane Solutions
Janina Vazquez, Care Services Manager

Topics:

  • Standards of Care review process and timelines  Synchronization with Part A’s input

Presentation (PDF : 94 kB)
Handout (PDF : 328 kB)

Joined managers

Facilitators:
Jennifer Nield
Michael Horne
Mark Heinzke
Jerry Burrola

Topics:

  • ARIES trainings and curriculums for new users
  • Updates on the ARIES Data Dictionary development

Facilitators:
Jessica Conly
Michelle Berkoff

Topics:

  • Eligibility Policy
  • Payer of last Resort
  • MAGI
  • Other

Speakers:
Representatives from DSHS IT Application Development Group

4:20 – 5:30 p.m.

Speakers
Charles Henley, Contractor/TA provider
Carin Martin, Houston Part A Manager

Topics:

  • LPAP Board requirements
  • Houston LPAP Board model

Presentation (PDF : 153 kB)

Facilitators:
Jesse Carter, Planner
Rosa Valdez, Planner

Topics:

  • Review of current planning activities

Facilitators:
Michael Horne
Mark Heinzke
Jerry Burrola
Shaina Johnson

Topics:

  • Required elements on ARIES based on the standards
  • Entering contracts into ARIES
Facilitators:
Laura Potter
Ann Dills
Michelle Berkoff

Rhonda Stewart

Topics:

  • AA Implementation of SOC locally for each service category
  • DSHS Requirements (contract language)
  • Reimagining Client Coordination Service in Texas
  • Use of DSHS monitoring tools, providing feedback on tools, and sample size

October 7, 2016

 

MANAGERS

PLANNERS

DATA MANAGERS

MONITORS

8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Facilitators:
Rachel Sanor, Manager, TX HIV Medication Program
Shelley Lucas, MPH, Manager, DSHS HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch
Michelle Berkoff
Jessica Conly
Ann Dills
Laura Potter

Topics:

  • RW eligibility/ADAP
  • Update on Subs Waiver process
  • Contract process at the local level and its impact on the release of contract by DSHS
  • Program Compliance
  • SOC Training and TA for local jurisdictions
  • Acuity Scale (Excel : 79 kB) and statewide implementation
  • Other

Presentation (PDF : 409 kB)
Handout (PDF : 234 kB)

Joined managers 

Facilitators:
Michael Horne
Mark Heinzke
Jerry Burrola

Topics:

  • Availability of additional data outside of ARIES (where is it coming from and how do we get it?)
     
Facilitators:
Jesse Carter, Planner

Rosa Valdez, Planner

Topics:

  • Discussion of needs assessment strategies
  • Review of Jurisdictional Plans

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. - Break

 
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Facilitators:
All AA Managers and monitors

Topics:

  • AA jurisdictional updates
  • Open for Questions and other topics

Joined managers

Facilitators:
Michael Horne
Mark Heinzke
Jerry Burrola

Topics:

Required elements in ARIES based on anticipated changes to the RSR.

Facilitators:
Jesse Carter, Planner

Rosa Valdez, Planner

Topics:

  • Discussion on the Texas HIV Syndicate
  • Restructuring the Planners’ Network

 


Last updated February 14, 2019