Nevada’s Ryan White Programs Resource Directory
What Other Services Can I Receive Through The Ryan White Program?
Categories: Services, Enrollment
Once eligible for Nevada Ryan White Programs you are eligible for an array of services including core medical services and support services. Please see the resource directory below to identify what services are offered in your area.
Core Medical Services
- Outpatient/Ambulatory Medical Care: Outpatient/Ambulatory Health Services provide diagnostic and therapeutic-related activities directly to a client by a licensed healthcare provider in an outpatient medical setting. Outpatient medical settings may include: clinics, medical offices, mobile vans, using telehealth technology, and urgent care facilities for HIV-related visits.
- Oral Health: Care activities include outpatient diagnosis, prevention, and therapy provided by dental health care professionals, including general dental practitioners, dental specialists, dental hygienists, and licensed dental assistants.
- Early Intervention Services (EIS): Includes:
- Targeted HIV testing to help the unaware learn of their HIV status and receive referral to HIV care and treatment services if found to be living with HIV
- Recipients must coordinate these testing services with other HIV prevention and testing programs to avoid duplication of efforts
- HIV testing paid for by EIS cannot supplant testing efforts paid for by other sources o Referral services to improve HIV care and treatment services at key points of entry
- Access and linkage to HIV care and treatment services such as HIV Outpatient/Ambulatory Health Services, Medical Case Management, and Substance Abuse Care
- Outreach Services and Health Education/Risk Reduction related to HIV diagnosis
- Health Insurance Premium and Cost Sharing Assistance for Low-Income Individuals: Provides financial assistance for eligible clients living with HIV to maintain continuity of health insurance or to receive medical and pharmacy benefits under a health care coverage program. For purposes of this service category, health insurance also includes standalone dental insurance.
- Medical Case Management, including Treatment Adherence Services: Services which include a range of client-centered services that link clients with health care, psychosocial and other services.
- Mental Health Services: The provision of outpatient psychological and psychiatric screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and counseling services offered to clients living with HIV. Services are based on a treatment plan, conducted in an outpatient group or individual session, and provided by a mental health professional licensed or authorized within the state to render such services. Such professionals typically include psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed clinical social workers.
- Medical Nutrition Therapy: Includes:
- Nutrition assessment and screening
- Dietary/nutritional evaluation
- Food and/or nutritional supplements per medical provider’s recommendation
- Nutrition education and/or counseling
- Linguistic Services: Linguistic Services include interpretation and translation activities, both oral and written, to eligible clients. These activities must be provided by qualified linguistic services providers as a component of HIV service delivery between the healthcare provider and the client. These services are to be provided when such services are necessary to facilitate communication between the provider and client and/or support delivery of HRSA RWHAP-eligible services.
- Non-Medical Case Management: Non-Medical Case Management Services (NMCM) is the provision of a range of client centered activities focused on improving access to and retention in needed core medical and support services. NMCM provides coordination, guidance, and assistance in accessing medical, social, community, legal, financial, employment, vocational, and/or other needed services. NMCM Services may also include assisting eligible clients to obtain access to other public and private programs for which they may be eligible, such as Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, Medicare Part D, State Pharmacy Assistance Programs, Pharmaceutical Manufacturer’s Patient Assistance Programs, Department of Labor or Education-funded services, other state or local health care and supportive services, or private health care coverage plans. NMCM Services includes all types of case management encounters (e.g., face-to-face, telehealth, phone contact, and any other forms of communication).
- Legal Services: Legal assistance provided to and/or on behalf of the individual living with HIV and involving legal matters related to or arising from their HIV disease or care.
- Emergency Financial Assistance: Emergency Financial Assistance provides limited one-time or short-term payments to assist an HRSA RWHAP client with an urgent need for essential items or services necessary to improve health outcomes, including: utilities, housing, food (including groceries and food vouchers), transportation, medication not covered by an AIDS Drug Assistance Program or AIDS Pharmaceutical Assistance, or another HRSA RWHAP-allowable cost needed to improve health outcomes. Emergency Financial Assistance must occur as a direct payment to an agency or through a voucher program.
- Food Bank/Home Delivered Meals: A service that provides actual food items, hot meals, or a voucher program to purchase food. This also includes the provision of essential non-food items that include hygiene products, household cleaning supplies, and water filtration systems.
- Health Education/Risk Reduction: Services that educate clients with HIV about HIV transmission and how to reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
- Housing Services: Housing provides transitional, short-term, or emergency housing assistance to enable a client or family to gain or maintain outpatient/ambulatory health services and treatment, including temporary assistance necessary to prevent homelessness and to gain or maintain access to medical care. Activities within the Housing category must also include the development of an individualized housing plan, updated annually, to guide the client’s linkage to permanent housing. Housing may provide some type of core medical (e.g., mental health services) or support services (e.g., residential substance use disorder services).
- Psychosocial Support Services: Support and counseling activities, child abuse and neglect counseling, HIV support groups, pastoral care, caregiver support, bereavement counseling and nutrition counseling services.
- Medical Transportation Services: The provision of nonemergency transportation that enables an eligible client to access or be retained in core medical and support services.