• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, STDs, Hepatitis C, and TB 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, please contact your local HIV services organization.

HIV Care Services Group - Part B Meeting 2018 August

A Ryan White HIV Care Services Part B Meeting was held on August 23-24, 2018 in Austin. Presentations and supporting documents for this meeting are found below.


August 23, 2018

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Introductions  
8:45 – 10:00 a.m. DSHS Client Eligibility Policy Policy Updates | Jessica Conly, DSHS HIV Care Services Consultant 
Ryan White Part B Eligibility and Beyond (PowerPoint : 1,792 kB)
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. HAB QM Report Report Update | Justin Irving, DSHS Program Evaluation Group Manager
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Ending the Epidemic (EtE) EtE Updates and Prevention RFA |Ann Dills, DSHS HIV Systems Consultant
Status Neutral / End the Epidemic (PowerPoint : 1,007 kB)
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Quality Management QM Program Updates | Julie Saber, DSHS HIV QM Coordinator
Quality Management Update (PowerPoint : 762 kB)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Service Category Monitoring
Compliance and Quality Monitoring | Rhonda Stewart, Germane Solutions
The Objective Review and Monitoring Process (PowerPoint : 5,910 kB)
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Germane Database: Access for AAs and Subrecipients Statewide Monitoring Database | Rhonda Stewart, Germane Solutions Director of Quality Improvement and Janina Vazquez, DSHS Care Services Group Manager

August 24, 2018

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Using ARIES to submit ADAP applications ADAP Updates | Rachel Sanor, THMP Manager and Laura Jasso, THMP Regional Manager 
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. ADAP Enrollment Workers Status Update | Laura Jasso, THMP Regional Manager

10:45 – 11:15 a.m. State Impact of Local Plans How state and local plans relate to and impact local outcomes| Shelley Lucas, Manager, HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch, and Rosa Valdez, DSHS HIV Prevention Planner Draft Planning Framework (PowerPoint : 44 kB)
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Telepsychiatry Available Service Options | Dr. Avrim Fishkind, JSA Health
Telepsychiatry (PowerPoint : 1,319 kB)
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Client Satisfaction Tarrant County Client Satisfaction Survey| Lisa Muttiah, Tarrant County QM Advisor   
12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Wrap-Up

Last updated June 12, 2020