2019 Part B Virtual Administrative Reverse Site Visit
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
Agenda and presentation slides from the October 23-25, 2019 Part B Administrative Reverse Site Visit (ARSV), which provided an in-depth and interactive training opportunity for program, fiscal, clinical quality management and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) staff to increase their understanding of RWHAP Part B and ADAP legislative, administrative, and fiscal requirements and responsibilities. The meeting was hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB), Division of State HIV/AIDS Programs (DSHAP).
- Opening Remarks (Susan Robilotto, D.O., Director, DSHAP, HAB)
- Welcome and HRSA Remarks (Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator HAB)
- DSHAP Announcements (Dr. Rene Sterling, Deputy Director, DSHAP, HAB)
- RWHAP Legislative Overview (Elizabeth H. Saindon, Senior Attorney, HHS Office of the General Counsel, Public Health Division)
- Policy Clarification Notices (Antigone Dempsey, Director, Division of Policy and Data, HAB)
- Developing Service Standards (Marlene Matosky, Chief, Clinical and Quality Branch, HAB)
- Group I: Fiscal - Money Matters - Fiscal monitoring standards and how to implement the standards; fiscal monitoring of subrecipients for unit costs, indirect costs, and fringe; and approaches on how to implement the standards.
- Group II: Clinical Quality Management - What is Required for a CQI Program? Expectations for RWHAP Part B recipients when developing and implementing a clinical quality management (CQM) program, covering: CQM plans, quality improvement projects, and PCN #15- 02.
- Group III: ADAP - ADAP 101 - Basics about ADAP; meeting HRSA’s requirements for ADAPs; coverage under ADAP Health Insurance Assistance; and will discussion related to ADAP eligibility, certification, rebates/program income, and recertification.
- Group IV: Administration - Subrecipient Monitoring - Requirements of programmatic and universal standards of subrecipient monitoring; and discussion of policies and tools related to subrecipient monitoring requirements.
- 2019 Hot Topic Overview of RWHAP Part B Minority AIDS Initiative (Glenn Clark, ADAP Advisor, DSHAP, HAB and Steve Bailey MSCG Consultant)
- 2019 Hot Topic Integrating and Leveraging Housing within RWHAP Part B Systems of Care (Amy Griffin, Public Health Analyst, DSHAP; Dr. Jeffrey Maras, Ryan White Part B Administrator, Illinois Department of Public Health; Renee Cirillo, Program Specialist, HIV Care and Treatment, New Jersey Department of Health)
- Innovative Ways to Spend RWHAP Part B Funds (Andrea Zeigler Western Services Branch Chief, DSHAP, HAB)
- Training and Technical Assistance (Kibibi Matthews-Brown, Public Health Analyst, DSHAP)
- Group I: Fiscal - RWHAP Part B Reporting Requirements Part I - Purpose and expectations when completing RWHAP Part B reporting requirements and Part II - Purpose and expectations when completing RWHAP Part B reporting requirements.
- Group II: Clinical Quality Management - Data to Care Strategies - Use of data analysis, interpretation, data sharing practices, and implementation for quality improvement and Review Your CQM Plan - review of recipients' own CQM plans in a small group setting with a demonstration on the use of review tools and identification of sections of the CQM plan that need to be updated or revised based on PCN 15-02.
- Group III: Data Reporting - Data Reports (Part I) - RWHAP Services Report (RSR) data reporting requirements, the completion of the RSR, common issues with the RSR, and ways to use the RSR for program implementation; and Data Reports (Part II) - ADR data reporting requirements; the completion of the ADR, common issues with the ADR; and ways to use the ADR for program implementation
- Group IV: Administration - Site Visits (Part I) - Basics of HRSA site visits, subrecipient site visits, corrective action plans, and Resource Innovation Team (RIT) visits and Site Visits (Part II - no slides) - Review of site visit findings for each of the site visit component and discuss potential ideas for corrective actions.
- 2019 Hot Topic RWHAP Funds and Allowable Uses to Support Syringe Services Programs (SSP) (Laura Pegram and Amanda Bowes, NASTAD)
- Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Projects that Can be Replicated by Recipients (Sara Woody and Melinda Tinsley, Project Officers, Office of Training and Capacity Development, HAB)
- Successful Models for Using RWHAP Part B Funding for Incarcerated People with HIV (Connie Jorstad, Public Health Analyst, Division of Policy and Data, HAB and Courtney Elrod, MSW, LISW-S, HIV Community-Based Program Manager, Ohio Department of Health)
- Integrated Planning (Amy Griffin, DSHAP; Juli Hook and Julie Powers, JSI)