Resources

2014 National ADAP TA Meeting July 30-August 1

New Roles for Colorado Disease Intervention Specialists in the post-ACA era
8/1/2014 | Source: Colorado HD - 

Expanding Connecticut’s ADAP in a Reformed Health System
8/1/2014 | Source: Connecticut HD - 

Raising the Bars: Strategically Using Data Across Programs
8/1/2014 | Source: North Carolina HD - 

The Expanded Role of Disease Intervention Specialists in a Reformed Health System -Tennessee
8/1/2014 | Source: Tennessee HD - 

HIV Program Integration - Virginia
8/1/2014 | Source: Virginia HD - 

HRSA Policy Updates
7/31/2014 | Source: HRSA - 

National Policy Update
7/31/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

HIV Medicine Update 2014 - Dr. Cal Cohen
7/31/2014 | Source: Dr. Cal Cohen - 

Pennsylvania ADAP & 340B
7/30/2014 | Source: Pennsylvania HD - 

340B Drug Pricing Program Update
7/30/2014 | Source: HRSA - 

The Intersection between ADAP and the 340B Drug Pricing Program: 340B Pharmacy Update
7/30/2014 | Source: SNHPA - 


ADAP Drug Assistance Program resources

ADAP Coordinator Contact Information
12/16/2014 | Source: NASTAD - Up-to-date contact information for all state ADAP Coordinators.

NASTAD Presentation: Part B and ADAP Client Adherence Tool
12/2/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

ADAP Insurance Cost-effectiveness Model
7/28/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

ADAP Insurance Cost-effectiveness Model: Companion Document
7/28/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

Best Practices for Shared ADAP and 340B Drug Pricing Program Clients
7/14/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

Pharmaceutical company contact information - as of June 2014 (PDF)
6/25/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

Pharmaceutical company contact information - as of June 2014 (XLS)
6/25/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

PBM Toolkit
5/7/2014 | Source: NASTAD - This toolkit is designed to walk ADAPs through the planning and implementation of a pharmacy benefit manager for administrative management of their program.

Slides: Webinar on Pharmacy Benefits Managers: From RFP to Implementation
4/3/2014 | Source: NASTAD - View the webinar. View the slides

Webinar: Pharmacy Benefits Managers: From RFP to Implementation
4/3/2014 | Source: NASTAD - View the webinar. View the slides

PBM Contract Language Bank
2/21/2014 | Source: NASTAD - This is tool to provide examples of contract language from the field for common services being contracted from pharmacy benefit managers (PBM).

ADAP Policy/Procedure and Succession Plan Template
2/20/2014 | Source: NASTAD - The following tool is workable template to help you design a full policy and procedure manual for your program, as well as a tool to create possible succession plans to share institutional knowledge.

Fact sheet - Patient Assistance Programs
2/14/2014 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides background on what patient assistance programs are, how to apply for them, and an overview of PAP contact information, drugs covered, and financial eligibility criteria.

Fact sheet - Co-payment Assistance Programs
2/14/2014 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides background on what co-payment assistance programs are and an overview of CAP contact information, drugs covered, and assistance offered.

Fact Sheet: Insurance Purchasing/Continuation Assistance Programs Provided by ADAPS
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Fact Sheet: ADAP and Insurance Purchasing
12/16/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Fact sheet highlights ADAPs experience and future plans to assist clients with the costs associated with new insurance coverage options available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

CPAPA Companion Document
11/25/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
This companion document illustrates how to complete the Common Patient Assistance Program Application (CPAPA).  This is meant to be a tool for case managers, providers, and clients.


ADAP Streamline Application
8/13/2013 | Source: NASTAD - NASTAD created a streamline application for ADAP programs that focus on inclusion of insurance coverage and the ability to calculate modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) as required by the Affordable Care Act.

NASTAD ADAP TA Brief - Insurance Purchasing - July 2013
7/10/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD ADAP TA Factsheet - ADAPs and Rebates on Insurance Payments - July 2013
7/10/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD ADAP TA Factsheet - PBMs and IBMs - July 2013
7/10/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

Webinar: ADAP and Insurance
6/12/2013 | Source: NASTAD - As part of NASTAD’s cooperative agreement with HRSA, NASTAD convened a technical assistance webinar for ADAP coordinators and associated program staff on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. This webinar provided an overview of ADAPs ability to purchase/continue insurance, highlighting technical assistance documents related to insurance purchasing and continuation, utilization of a pharmacy benefits manager/insurance benefits manager, and collecting rebates on insurance payments.

ADAP Case Study: Colorado
6/6/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
A brief best practice case study report on ADAPs excelling in specific programs area through the use of innovative programs, systems, and management.  Colorado has a unique structure that incorporates both direct access to medications and assistance with other public and private payers that is providing a solid foundation for implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


ADAP Case Study: Illinois
6/6/2013 | Source: NASTAD -  A brief best practice case study report on ADAPs excelling in specific programs area through the use of innovative programs, systems, and management.  Illinois' program is focused on system efficiency through a web-based application and eligibility screening process that allows them to work better and not harder, all the while creating significant fiscal savings.

Fact sheet: ADAP and the 340B Program - 101
6/5/2013 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides an overview of the 340B drug pricing program, including an overview of the program and information specific to ADAP eligibility.

Fact sheet: ADAP and the 340B Program - FAQ
6/5/2013 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides responses to several frequently asked questions/scenarios regarding ADAP and the 340B drug pricing program.

ADAP Coordinators Must-Knows
5/14/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
This document is a guide of questions, topics and background information that all ADAP Coordinators need to know about their programs.  This tool is specifically for  new ADAP Coordinators to help facilitate their learning of their program.


ADAP Program Management Checklist
5/14/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
This checklist tool is to be used for ADAP Coordinators to help manage their programs.  This checklist is meant to help guide the coordinator through step-by-step processes for implementation of specific aspects of their program. 


ADAP Frequently Asked Questions
5/14/2013 | Source: NASTAD -  Frequently Asked Questions reference guide for ADAP Coordinators.

ADAP Glossary
5/14/2013 | Source: NASTAD -  ADAP Glossary of definitions for ADAP Coordinators.

Webinar recording: ADAP and Financial Forecasting - Part II
5/1/2013 | Source: NASTAD - As part of NASTAD's cooperative agreement with HRSA, NASTAD convened a technical assistance webinar for ADAP coordinators and associated program staff on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. This webinar provided a real-time TA opportunity for ADAPs who have begun to use the newly released ADAP financial forecasting model (released on April 17, 2013).

Webinar slide set: ADAP Financial Forecasting
4/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - As part of NASTAD's cooperative agreement with HRSA, NASTAD convened a technical assistance webinar for ADAP coordinators and associated program staff on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. This webinar introduced ADAP coordinators to a newly developed ADAP financial forecasting/projection model.

NASTAD ADAP Financial Projection Model: Companion Document
4/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - On April 17, 2013, NASTAD released an ADAP financial projection model and companion document explaining the components of the model.

NASTAD ADAP Financial Projection Model
4/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
On April 17, 2013, NASTAD released an ADAP financial projection model and companion document explaining the components of the model.


ADAP Crisis Lessons Learned
3/12/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
This webinar presents lessons learned from two states that formerly managed waiting lists during the ADAP Crisis.  The presentations highlight the challenges that were faced and the strategies used to minimize the impact to the program and clients. 


Fact sheet: Compilation of HRSA/HAB Policy Notices and Program Letters
12/17/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides a compilation of all current HRSA/HAB policy notices and program letters related to ADAP.

2012 AIDS Drug Assistance Programs and Cost Containment Strategies Technical Assistance Briefs
11/28/2012 | Source: NASTAD - A four-part series on ADAP and cost containment strategies: 1) Eligibility Criteria; 2) Formulary and Utilization Management; 3) Waiting List Management; and 4) Coordination of Benefits.

Studies Documenting Cost-effectiveness of Early HIV Treatment
10/25/2012 | Source: Treatment Access Expansion Project - This website provides a link to journal articles and other resources specific to analyzing the cost-effectiveness of early HIV treatment.

Webinar: ADAP Data Sharing Agreements
10/24/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This webinar explored barriers to getting data sharing agreements in place, who states have data sharing agreements with (other than CMS), and how long it takes to transmit data through these agreements.

Fact sheet: ADAP and Adherence
10/11/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides a basic overview of the use of Part B funds for access, adherence, and monitoring services.

Fact sheet: Reporting of ADAP Rebates on the Financial Status Report (FSR)
10/11/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides a basic overview of reporting of ADAP rebates on the Financial Status Report (FSR).

Fact sheet: Funding Investments in ADAP
10/11/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides a basic overview of funding investments in ADAP.

Fact sheet: HIV 101
10/11/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides a basic overview of HIV.

Fact sheet: Key Dates in HIV Medication Evolution
10/11/2012 | Source: NASTAD and FDA - This fact sheet provides a basic overview of key dates in HIV medication evolution.

Fact sheet: ADAP Purchasing Mechanisms
8/17/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides a basic overview of the four ADAP purchasing mechanisms.

Fact sheet: ADAP Drug Pricing
8/17/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides a basic overview of ADAP drug pricing.

Webinar: ADAP interactions with Patient Assistance Programs
7/18/2012 | Source: NASTAD - As part of NASTAD's cooperative agreement with HRSA, NASTAD convened a technical assistance webinar for ADAP coordinators on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 focusing on ADAP intersections with patient assistance programs (PAPs), client access to PAPs, and NASTAD work to streamline the PAP eligibility and enrollment processes.

Webinar: ADAP and Medicare Part D - Part II
7/16/2012 | Source: NASTAD - On July 16, 2012, NASTAD hosted an ADAP technical assistance webinar focused on ADAP coordination with Medicare Part D.

Webinar: ADAP and Medicare Part D - Part I
6/26/2012 | Source: NASTAD - On June 26, 2012, NASTAD hosted an ADAP technical assistance webinar (Part I of II) focused on ADAP coordination with Medicare Part D. 

Webinar: ADAP and New System Tools
2/14/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This webinar provided an overview of two new tools: AIDSVu, an innovative mapping website that shows the epidemic by state and county level, and a web-based ADAP enrollment and re-certification application that seeks to maximize program efficiency.  Access to the slideset is also are available on the HRSA Target Center website.

Webinar: ADAP and the 340B Program
1/18/2012 | Source: HRSA - As a part of NASTAD's new Cooperative Agreement with HRSA/HAB to continue providing technical assistance to ADAPs, NASTAD collaborated on a webinar with HRSA and the Office of Pharmacy Affairs to provide an overview of the 340B program and its relationship to ADAP.

Growth of ADAP Clients Served and Federal ADAP Funding - 2008-2011
1/10/2012 | Source: NASTAD - A chart detailing the growth of ADAP clients served and federal ADAP funding over time. This chart clearly illustrates the growing demand for ADAP and the continued need for additional resources to keep pace with ADAP growth.

Webinar recording: ADAP Clinical Quality Management
8/9/2011 | Source: NASTAD - This webinar focused on the aggregate data from the 2011 Quality Management Request for Information (RFI) and compared these results with that of the 2008 Quality Management RFI. In addition, two states shared their experience with implementation of quality management plans, with particular attention to two HAB performance measures related to regimen review and client adherence.

Webinar recording: PCIPs
7/13/2011 | Source: NASTAD - This webinar provided additional information for waiting list and anticipating waiting list states regarding enrollment in PCIPs.

NASTAD ADAP Crisis Strategy
5/11/2011 | Source:  - 
This document describes NASTAD's strategy on addressing the current ADAP crisis.


Webinar recording: ADAP Financial Forecasting
4/13/2011 | Source: NASTAD - This webinar provided a breakdown of some of the component parts of forecasting including information such as how to project average annual cost per client and expenditure projections.

Webinar: ADAP Quality Management Tutorials
11/12/2010 2:53:00 PM | Source: NASTAD - Webinar recording from NASTAD's ADAP Quality Management Tutorials Webinar on March 24, 2010.

Webinar: Health Reform TA
9/13/2010 9:06:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - Webinar recording from NASTAD's Health Reform TA webinar on August 17, 2010.

Innovative Cost-containment Strategies for ADAP TA webinar
9/13/2010 9:04:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - Webinar recording from NASTAD's Innovative Cost-containment Strategies for ADAP TA Webinar on June 16, 2010.

Webinar: ADAP Financial Forecasting TA
9/13/2010 9:03:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - Webinar recording from NASTAD's ADAP Financial Forecasting TA webinar on May 26, 2010.

ADAP Clinical Quality Management Tutorial One
7/1/2009 | Source: NASTAD and NQC - This tutorial provides an introduction to Ryan White Program quality improvement for ADAPs.

ADAP Clinical Quality Management Tutorial Two
7/1/2009 | Source: NASTAD and NQC - This tutorial explains how to develop an ADAP quality management plan.

ADAP Clinical Quality Management Tutorial Three
7/1/2009 | Source: NASTAD and NQC - This tutorial explains how to develop ADAP quality indicators.

ADAP Clinical Quality Management Tutorial Four
7/1/2009 | Source: NASTAD and NQC - This tutorial explains how to collect, analyze, and link data to quality improvement activities.

ADAP Clinical Quality Management Tutorial Five
7/1/2009 | Source: NASTAD and NQC - This tutorial explains how to conduct a quality improvement project.

ADAP Clinical Quality Management Tutorial Six
7/1/2009 | Source: NASTAD and NQC - This tutorial explains how to build sustainability for quality management in ADAP.

ADAP Emergency Preparedness Guide
5/11/2009 | Source:  - This guide is intended to assist AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) that function within state health or social service departments to prepare emergency plans in response to possible disasters; in particular, the guide’s provisions are intended to ensure continued access to HIV medications for individuals served by ADAP. The guide should be used in collaboration with existing emergency plans of state health departments or broader state governmental agencies.


ADAP Crisis Task Force ADAP Crisis Task Force

ADAP Crisis Task Force Fact Sheet
12/6/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
This fact sheet provides a historical review and current accomplishments of the ADAP Crisis Task Force.



ADAP Watch ADAP Watch

7/28/14 - ADAP Watch - July 28, 2014
7/28/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

4/22/14 - ADAP Watch - April 22, 2014
4/22/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

2/26/14 - ADAP Watch - February 26, 2014
2/26/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

09/17/13 - ADAP Watch - September, 17, 2013
9/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

08/19/13 - ADAP Watch - August, 19, 2013
8/19/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

07/22/13 - ADAP Watch - July 22, 2013
7/22/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

06/20/13 - ADAP Watch - June 20, 2013
6/20/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

05/29/13 - ADAP Watch - May 29, 2013
5/29/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

04/15/13 - ADAP Watch - April 15, 2013
4/15/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

03/20/13 - ADAP Watch - March 20, 2013
3/20/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

02/19/13 - ADAP Watch - February 19, 2013
2/19/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

01/22/13 - ADAP Watch - January 22, 2013
1/22/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 


Health Reform

NASTAD Presentation: Open Enrollment: Considerations for HIV/AIDS Programs
10/9/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

Community Partner Resource: HHCAWG/RWWG Comments re HRSA Tax Reconciliation Proposal
8/13/2014 | Source: Community Partner - 

NASTAD Issue Brief: Coverage of Case Management and the Affordable Care Act
6/9/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Fact Sheet: ADAP Supports Expanded Access to Care
5/16/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Press Release: ADAPs Support New ACA Coverage Options for Thousands of People Living with HIV
5/16/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Issue Brief: Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act
3/24/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 11) - March 6, 2014
3/6/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 10) - January 15, 2014
1/15/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 9) - December 4, 2013: ACA Implementation Updates
12/4/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 8) - November, 7, 2013: ACA Implementation Updates
11/7/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

State Resource: Colorado ADAP Client Contact and Enrollment Form
11/5/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

State Resource: Colorado Enrolled Client Exit Form
11/5/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

NASTAD Issue Brief: Medicaid Premium Assistance Programs
10/30/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

State Resource: Colorado ADAP Approved Plans
10/30/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

State Resource: Illinois ACA Plan Comparison
10/30/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

NASTAD Issue Brief: Plan Assessment Tools for Insurance Purchasing Programs
10/28/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

State Resource: Washington MAGI Income Definition Sheet
10/7/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Alert - September 30, 2013: Health Reform Resources
9/30/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

State Resource: Colorado Health Care Coverage Guide Reference Handbook
9/30/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

State Resource: Colorado ADAP Wrap Around
9/30/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

Community Partner Resource: HHCAWG Comments on ACA Non-Discrimination RFI
9/27/2013 | Source: Community Partner - 

State Resource: Colorado HIV Care and the ACA Presentation
9/23/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

State Resource: West Virginia Ryan White Part B ACA Presentation (including service cross walk)
9/19/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

State Resource: Oregon ADAP Fact Sheet for ACA Assister Programs
8/26/2013 | Source: Health Department - 

State Resource: Illinois ADAP and CHIC Electronic Application
8/9/2013 | Source: Illinois Health Department - 

State Resource: Illinois Mock MAGI Worksheet (for clients that do not file federal taxes)
8/9/2013 | Source: Illinois Health Department - 

State Resource: Illinois Web ADAP Application Change Manual - MAGI
8/9/2013 | Source: Illinois Health Department - 

State Resource: Illinois Ryan White Part B MAGI Presentation
8/9/2013 | Source: Illinois Health Department - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 6) - August, 6, 2013: Preparing HIV Programs and Clients for New Coverage Options
8/6/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Misc. Resource: Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Definition Chart
8/6/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

State Resource: Florida Client Information Flyer on Preparing for ACA Implementation
8/6/2013 | Source: Florida Health Department - 

NASTAD Issue Brief: Outreach, Eligibility, and Enrollment (July 2013)
7/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Issue Brief: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Essential Health Benefits (EHB) (Updated July 2013)
7/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Alert - July 17, 2013: ACA Outreach, Eligibility, and Enrollment
7/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Issue Brief: Premium Tax Credits and Cost Sharing Subsidies (Updated July 2013)
7/17/2013 | Source: NASTAD - This issue brief focuses on the ACA’s affordability provisions (advance premium tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies) and how these provisions may interact with AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) insurance assistance programs. Last updated: July 2013.

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Alert - July 15, 2013: Final Medicaid EHB Rule
7/15/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 5) - June 12, 2013: Countdown to Open Enrollment
6/12/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Health Reform Watch is a newsletter for state and territorial health department staff that provides updates, analysis, and highlights on federal and state health reform activities. This newsletter is intended to inform state and territorial health department staff about ongoing health reform activities.

NASTAD Webinar: ADAP and Health Reform: Conducting Outreach and Enrollment
5/29/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
As part of NASTAD's cooperative agreement with HRSA, NASTAD convened a technical assistance webinar for ADAP coordinators and associated program staff on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. This webinar focused on preparing ADAPs to engage in outreach and enrollment efforts to assist ADAP clients transitioning to new coverage options under the ACA. The webinar covered the following: nuts and bolts of applying for coverage; ACA outreach and enrollment programs and opportunities for ADAP engagement; and lessons from the field: insurance benefits counseling in practice.


State Resource: Colorado ACA ADAP Client Transition Management Plan
5/21/2013 | Source: Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment - 

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 4) - April 23, 2013
4/23/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Health Reform Watch is a newsletter for state and territorial health department staff that provides updates, analysis, and highlights on federal and state health reform activities. This newsletter is intended to inform state and territorial health department staff about ongoing health reform activities.

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 3) - March 19, 2013
3/19/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Health Reform Watch is a newsletter for state and territorial health department staff that provides updates, analysis, and highlights on federal and state health reform activities. This newsletter is intended to inform state and territorial health department staff about ongoing health reform activities.

NASTAD Issue Brief: Using the Affordable Care Act to Improve Access to HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment for Women
3/7/2013 | Source: NASTAD - This tool highlights the top five provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will have the most significant impact on women living with and at risk for HIV, including action steps to make sure these provisions are implemented in ways that address health disparities.

NASTAD Presentation: Preparing HIV/AIDS Programs and Providers for Affordable Care Act Implementation
2/28/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Presentation: Preparing HIV/AIDS Programs and Providers for ACA Exchanges/Marketplaces
2/27/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

NASTAD Misc. Resource: NASTAD Comments on Medicaid Benefits and Cost Sharing Rule
2/21/2013 | Source: NASTAD - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed regulation on benefits requirements for the Medicaid expansion population in 2014, new cost-sharing rules for Medicaid, and Medicaid and Exchange appeals and eligibility coordination. NASTAD provided comments to the proposed regulation, highlighting the need for benefits requirements and cost-sharing protections that meet the care and treatment needs of people living with HIV and viral hepatitis.

NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 2) - February, 12, 2013
2/12/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Health Reform Watch is a newsletter for state and territorial health department staff that provides updates, analysis, and highlights on federal and state health reform activities. This newsletter is intended to inform state and territorial health department staff about ongoing health reform activities.

NASTAD Presentation: Preparing HIV/AIDS Programs and Providers for ACA Implementation: Indiana
2/1/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 
NASTAD presented a health reform update focused on what health reform implementation will mean for HIV providers and consumers in Indiana. The meeting - which involved health department staff and case managers from all over the state - also included a facilitated discussion and planning session on what case managers can do to prepare for upcoming health systems changes.


NASTAD Newsletter: Health Reform Watch (Volume 1) - January 11, 2013
1/11/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Health Reform Watch is a newsletter for state and territorial health department staff that provides updates, analysis, and highlights on federal and state health reform activities. This newsletter is intended to inform state and territorial health department staff about ongoing health reform activities.

NASTAD Misc. Resource: NASTAD Comments on Essential Health Benefits
12/26/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed regulation implementing the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) requirements for private insurance plans sold in the small group and individual markets in 2014. NASTAD provided comments to the proposed regulation, highlighting the need for benefits requirements that meet the care and treatment needs of peoplel living with HIV and viral hepatitis.


NASTAD Misc. Resource: ACA Regulations on Essential Health Benefits and Affordability
11/26/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
On November 20th, HHS published a proposed rule on the Essential Health Benefits and affordability requirements for private insurance as well as preliminary guidance on how the Essential Health Benefits will apply to Medicaid. The following provides NASTAD's analysis of the proposed regulation and implications for HIV/AIDS programs.


NASTAD Presentation: Health Reform and HIV/AIDS Services in Minnesota
11/7/2012 | Source: NASTAD and Project Inform - 
Amy Killelea (NASTAD) and Anne Donnelly (Project Inform) gave the following presentation to Minnesota HIV providers in November 2012. The presentation provides an update as to federal health reform implementation activities and an overview of the impact of these reforms on HIV providers, services, and clients in Minnesota.


NASTAD Misc. Resource: Health Reform Frequently Asked Questions
8/17/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
The following provides answers to some common questions about health reform and what it means for access to HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis prevention, care, and treatment. NASTAD will continue to update and add to this document as federal and state implementation continues and more information becomes available.


NASTAD Misc. Resource: Health Care Reform Implementation Plan and Assessment
8/7/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
This document is designed to assist health departments assess their readiness for full implementation of the Affordable Care Act and to plan for programmatic and policy changes. The assessment also identifies opportunities for health department engagement in larger state implementation and planning discussions to ensure that HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis programs and services are integrated into broader reforms. For questions about the assessment, please contact Amy Killelea.


NASTAD Misc. Resource: ACA Eligibility Flow Chart
7/25/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
This flow chart provides an overview of the Affordable Care Act's new eligibility rules and systems and how these systems interact with the Ryan White Program.


NASTAD Misc. Resource: Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Definition Chart
7/25/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
This chart provides information on the new formula (Modified Adjusted Gross Income) under the Affordable Care Act that will be used to determine income eligibility for most Medicaid beneficiaries as well as eligibility for subsidies to purchase private insurance through exchanges.


NASTAD Webinar: The Supreme Court Decision and What it Means for Health Care Reform Implementation
7/17/2012 | Source: NASTAD - On June 28, 2012, the United States Supreme Court released its much-awaited decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court upheld the ACA, but its holding presents some challenges for full implementation of the Medicaid expansion. NASTAD convened a webinar on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 to provide an overview of the decision, with a focus on the implications for the Medicaid expansion and access to care for people living with HIV.   This webinar also discussed next steps for state implementation efforts and devoted time at the end of the presentation to answer questions about the decision

NASTAD HIV and Viral Hepatitis Policy Watch: Special Issue on Supreme Court Health Care Reform Decision
7/6/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
This special edition of NASTAD's HIV and Viral Hepatitis Policy Watch discusses the Supreme Court's decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis programs and access to care.


NASTAD Misc. Resource: NASTAD Applauds Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
7/5/2012 | Source: NASTAD - NASTAD press release regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

NASTAD Webinar: Health Reform - Lay of the Land
4/19/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
This webinar provides a high-level update on health reform provisions and an update on implementation planning.


NASTAD Fact sheet: ADAP and PCIPs
3/20/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This fact sheet provides an overview of ADAP coordination with Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans (PCIPs).  For additional information, please consult Module Two of the National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report.  This Module includes updated enrollment and utilization data and detailed information related to ADAP coordination with Medicare Part D, Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans (PCIPs) and the CMS Section 1115 Waiver process.

Fact sheet: How Does the Affordable Care Act Help People Living with HIV/AIDS?
11/9/2011 | Source: AIDS.gov - 

Explaining Health Reform: Eligibility and Enrollment Processes For Medicaid, CHIP, and Subsidies in the Exchanges
9/1/2011 | Source: Kaiser Family Foundation - 

Glossary of Key Health Reform Terms
7/1/2011 | Source: Kaiser Family Foundation - 

Summary of Coverage Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
7/1/2011 | Source: Kaiser Family Foundation - 

NASTAD Webinar: ADAP Coordination with Other Payers
11/17/2010 8:46:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - Webinar recording from NASTAD's ADAP Coordination with Other Payers TA webinar on October 20, 2010.

NASTAD Misc. Resource: ADAP-specific CMS data sharing agreement user guide
9/27/2010 9:15:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - User guide for the ADAP-specific CMS data sharing agreement.

NASTAD Misc. Resource: ADAP-specific CMS data sharing agreement
9/27/2010 9:14:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - ADAP-specific CMS data sharing agreement.

NASTAD Misc. Resource: ADAP-specific CMS data sharing agreement implementation questionnaire
9/27/2010 9:13:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - Implementation questionnaire for the ADAP-specific CMS data sharing agreement.

NASTAD Webinar: ADAP as TrOOP
9/13/2010 9:07:00 AM | Source: NASTAD - Webinar recording from NASTAD's ADAP as TrOOP TA webinar on August 31, 2010.

NASTAD Webinar: Introduction to Health Reform
8/17/2010 | Source: NASTAD - This webinar provided a client focused presentation on health reform and briefly discussed issues for consideration for health departments.


Locally-developed Interventions

Minnesota Ryan White Grantee-Community Health Center Summit Report
9/14/2011 | Source: HRSA Regional Office - 
Summary report from the September 2011 Summit sponsored by HRSA and the Minnesota Department of Health.



National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report

2014 ADAP Formulary Database: User’s Guide
11/18/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 
The ADAP Formulary Database (Database) details AIDS Drug Assistance Programs’ (ADAPs’) coverage of medications, both individually and by drug class, including antiretroviral (ARV) treatments, “A1” Opportunistic Infections (A1 OI) medications, treatments for hepatitis B and C, substance use treatment medications as well as vaccines and various laboratory tests. It was created as part of NASTAD’s National ADAP Monitoring Project, a longstanding effort to document new developments and challenges facing ADAPs, assess key trends over time, and provide the latest available data on the status of ADAPs. The Database includes results from all 50 states as well as the District of

NASTAD National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - February 2014
2/11/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

2013 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report (Full Report)
7/22/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

2013 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module Two
4/2/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Module Two provides updated ADAP enrollment information and highlights ADAPs’ progress towards the implementation of health reform.

Slide Set: 2013 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module Two
4/2/2013 | Source: NASTAD - Module Two provides updated ADAP enrollment information and highlights ADAPs’ progress towards the implementation of health reform.

Press Release: 2013 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module Two
4/2/2013 | Source: NASTAD - 

2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Full Report
8/24/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 
Module One includes detailed information related to ADAP budgets, client enrollment and utilization, client demographics, prescription distribution and payment methods, expenditures and prescriptions filled, insurance coordination, program eligibility, and program management and administration.
 
Module Two includes updated enrollment and utilization data and detailed information on ADAP coordination with Medicare Part D, ADAP coordination with Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans (PCIPs) and ADAP coordination with the CMS Section 1115 Waiver process.
 
Module Three highlights hepatitis treatments covered by ADAPs.


Slide Set: 2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Modules Two and Three
3/20/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This slide set includes updated enrollment and utilization data, detailed information on ADAP coordination with Medicare Part D, ADAP coordination with Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans (PCIPs) and ADAP coordination with the CMS Section 1115 Waiver process, and highlights hepatitis treatments covered by ADAPs.

Press Release: 2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Modules Two and Three
3/20/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 

2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module Two
3/20/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This module includes updated enrollment and utilization data and detailed information on ADAP coordination with Medicare Part D, ADAP coordination with Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans (PCIPs) and ADAP coordination with the CMS Section 1115 Waiver process.

2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module Three
3/20/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This module highlights hepatitis treatments covered by ADAPs.

Slide Set: 2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module One
1/10/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This slide set includes detailed information related to ADAP budgets, client enrollment and utilization, client demographics, prescription distribution and payment methods, expenditures and prescriptions filled, insurance coordination, program eligibility, and program management and administration.

Press Release: 2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module One
1/10/2012 | Source: NASTAD - 

2012 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - Module One
1/10/2012 | Source: NASTAD - This module includes detailed information related to ADAP budgets, client enrollment and utilization, client demographics, prescription distribution and payment methods, expenditures and prescriptions filled, insurance coordination, program eligibility, and program management and administration.


Ryan White

Ryan White Part B Coordinator Information
11/13/2014 | Source: NASTAD - Up-to-date contact information for all state Part B Coordinators.

Fact Sheet: Ryan White Part B Maintenance of Effort Requirement
6/20/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

Fact Sheet: Ryan White Part B and ADAP State Matching Requirement
6/20/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 


USCA 2014

Maintaining the Safety-net: ADAP in a Reformed Health System
10/5/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

Health Equity and the Affordable Care Act
10/4/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 

ACA Enrollment Year One: Successes, Challenges, and Priorities Moving Forward
10/3/2014 | Source: NASTAD - 


Viral Hepatitis Resources on viral hepatitis infection, care, treatment, and prevention

Breakout - Hepatitis
7/22/2011 | Source: NASTAD - This session provided an overview of the May 2011 Health and Human Services Action Plan for viral hepatitis as well as an overview of current state initiatives related to hepatitis. Participants had the opportunity to discuss any viral hepatitis activities they are involved with and learn about related technical assistance and trainings.