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HOUSTON'S PLANNING COUNCIL:

About the Planning Council

Council Officers & Committee Chairs

Committees

Office of Support

How You Can Participate

-Apply for Council Membership

-Apply for Committee Membership

About this Site

PROJECT L.E.A.P.:

About Project L.E.A.P.

Project L.E.A.P. Advisory Committee

Project L.E.A.P. Do-it-Yourself Kit

MEETINGS AND EVENTS:

Calendar

Current Activities

Looking for Positive Voices

Ryan White All Grantee Meeting
(Houston’s presentations and handouts)

PUBLICATIONS:

2017-2021 Comprehensive Plan NEW!

HIV Care Continuum

Blue Book Resource Guide

Blue Book Form for Inclusion or Update

2016 Needs Assessment NEW!

2013 Epidemiological Profile

2014 Epidemiological Profile Update

Resources for the Formerly Incarcerated

Transgender Access to HIV Care

Planning Council Brochure:

English / Spanish

Client Rights/Complaint Procedure:

English / Spanish

Standards of Care & Performance Measures

Past Publications

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT RESOURCES

HIV/AIDS RESOURCES & LINKS:

Definitions & Acronyms

HIV/AIDS Resources

Get Tested

HIV Prevention Resources

INFORMACIÓN SOBRE EL VIH

CONTACT US:

Email the Office of Support

Public Information Request

How You Can Participate

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Affordable care act information & Resources


If you are a Ryan White client needing help and/or information regarding Health Insurance, please contact your Case Manager or a Navigator/Assister at your primary care clinic.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a historic opportunity for all Americans, including People Living with HIV/AIDS and those receiving services through the Ryan White Program, to increase their access to affordable, quality health care.  Many Ryan White clients will gain access to health insurance or see their current health insurance improve as a result of the ACA.  In the Houston Area, the majority of Ryan White clients will continue to receive their current HIV care at their established providers with little or no change.  This page provides links to helpful information about the ACA and its various impacts on the Ryan White Program.

Get answers now!

¡Obtenga respuestas ahora!

 

If you need assistance, a trained representative can help you enroll. 
National Call Center: 1-800-318-2596 / TTY 1-855-889-4325

Local Call Center: 832-393-8082 / Toll free 1-855-892-8082

Ten Things PLWH should know about the Health Insurance Marketplace and Open Enrollment  (May 2015)

HIV.gov

- The Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS

Glossary of ACA Terms - HIV Medicine Association

- Definitions for many commonly used ACA terms as well as links to learn more.

Health Resources and Services Administration - HIV/AIDS Bureau

- Ryan White and the Affordable Care Act: What You Need to Know

Healthcare.gov

- Affordable Care Act (ACA) information

- Access to the Health Insurance Marketplace

HIVHealthReform.org

- Information for the HIV community about the opportunities that exist through the ACA to improve health care access for people with HIV by maintaining a blog, sharing information through an email newsletter, and hosting regular webinars.

Insurance Marketplace Eligibility Pre-Screening Tool

IRS.gov

- ACA information for Individuals and Families, Employers and Other Organizations

Kaiser Family Foundation

Information about Health Reform in Texas

Health Insurance Explained: The YouToons Have it Covered (animated video)

Medicaid.gov

- ACA information for Medicaid and CHIP clients

Out2Enroll.org

- ACA information for the LGBT community

Ryan White Planning Council's Quality Improvement Committee

- Health Insurance Workgroup

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

- Read the Law: The Affordable Care Act Section by Section