To familiarize Part A planning council/planning body (PC/PB) members with the legislation authorizing the RWHAP, and its various Parts. Also, how it has evolved over the years as the epidemic has changed and new treatments have been developed.
- RWHAP as a major source of funding for HIV care in the U.S.
- Appropriations over time by RWHAP Part
- Purpose of the legislation
- RWHAP and the HIV timeline
- Evolution of the legislation in the context of a changing epidemic and advances in treatment
- Uses of RWHAP funds
- Description of each RWHAP Part
- Importance of collaboration across RWHAP Parts
- Funding for Eligible Metropolitan Areas (EMAs) and Transitional Grant Areas (TGAs)
- Similarities between RWHAP Part A and Part B
- How RWHAP Part A works
- Types of Fundable Services
- How the Recipient and PC/B collaborate
- Flow of decision making and funds
Materials for this Module
For More Information
- Planning Council Primer (2018 update)
- The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA/HAB) website (e.g., History, Legislation, Fact Sheets).
Related Training Guide Components
- Module 2: Roles and Responsibilities of RWHAP Part A Planning Councils/Bodies (PC/PBs) and Recipients. This builds on Module 1’s discussion of RWHAP Part A
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