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The Ryan White Part A Program identifies qualified health care facilities and community based organizations to provide services to persons living with HIV. The program serves individuals residing in the following eight parishes:
Individuals with a household income of up to 500% of the Federal Poverty Level ($59,400 for a single individual) may be eligible for services.
Assists clients to enter/remain in care, apply for any third party assistance such as Medicaid, Medicare, or ADAP.
General cleanings, fillings, dentures, crowns, periodontal cleanings (deep cleaning), partial teeth replacements, root canals, extractions.
Covers essential utilities and basic telephone service (not to exceed $500 per client per grant year), critical need items up to $100 per request not to exceed $300 per client per grant year and emergency medications.
Provides food and personal care items in a food bank setting. No direct payments to clients to purchase food is allowed. For persons at 200% FPL and below.
Provides medically related home care services.
Provides individual and group support and counseling.
Provides individual and group education to persons at risk of falling out of care.
Provides nutritional education, counseling and nutritional supplements related to HIV disease progession and prevention.
Assists clients with legal matters such as documents relating to personal and estate planning, discrimination, notarial services, debtor problems, apply for public benefits (i.e. SSI, insurance, and unemployment).
Assists with premiums, co-pays and deductibles for medications, outpatient primary medical care, dental and vision insurance premium(s) for clients. Cap of $8,000 per client per grant year.
Provides antiretrovirals, as well as medications for opportunistic infections and other HIV related medications. Cap of $3,000 per client per month. In some cases clients may exceed the cap when necessary.
Intensive individual and family counseling services by state-qualified mental health professionals.
Provides ongoing substance abuse treatment and counseling for individual and/or groups by a state-licensed provider.
Provides short term, rental assistance not to exceed 2 months per client in a grant year.
Provides primary medical care visits with doctors or nurses and labs.
Provides public transit tokens and/or passes, gasoline vouchers, van and taxi services for medical appointments.
Assists clients with referrals for benefits and entitlement counseling. This includes assisting clients with applying for entitlement programs, health insurance or sessions to educate about health insurance.
Last updated: 1/5/2017 2:20:46 PM