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    DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    E-mail the HIV/STD Program

    E-mail data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. Please do not include any personal, identifying health information in your email such as HIV status, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, etc.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS, please contact your local HIV services organization.

HIV-STD Program Policies

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Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

Global Policies Affecting All Programs

2011.01

TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Unit Confidential Information Security Policy

7/2008

3/2013

2011.03

TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Unit Confidentiality Agreement (PDF : 177 kb)

7/2008

7/2015

2011.04

TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Unit Breach of Confidentiality Response Policy

7/2008

3/2012

2012.01

TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Unit Overall Responsible Party for TB/HIV/STD Surveillance Data

4/2008

3/2013

2012.03

TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Unit Alternative Worksite Procedure Due to Power Outage, HVAC System Failure and Other Temporary Environmental Factors

12/2012

12/2012

2013.01

Ryan White Part B/State Funded Services in Special Care Facilities Policy

6/2013

 

2013.02

The Use of Testing Technology to Detect HIV Infection

1/2014

9/2014

2015.01 Temporary Access Badges

2/2015

 

035.001

Model Education Program for use by Employers to Educate Employees about the HIV Disease and its Progressive Stages

9/1997

7/2001

090.001

Roles and Responsibilities of the Bureau Regarding Contractors

6/1998

 

090.002

HIV Client Services Funding Allocation Formula

2/2005

 

090.010

Contract Monitoring

10/1997

 

090.020

Model Policies for Handling, Caring, and Treating Persons Infected with a Sexually Transmitted Disease (Including HIV/AIDS) While in the Custody, Supervision or Care of Correctional, Law Enforcement, and/or Emergency Service Entities

8/2002

12/2002

090.021

HIV/AIDS Model Workplace Guidelines for Business, State Agencies, and State Contractors

1/1990

11/2004

120.100

HIV Testing of Pregnant Women

11/1995

7/2009

300.001

Overall Responsible Party for HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data

7/2008

 

302.001

Release of TB/HIV/AIDS and STD Data

4/1999

9/2014

302.002

Data Release Agreement (Word : 37 kb)

4/1999

7/2008

303.001

HIV/STD Breach of Confidentiality Response Policy

2/1999

9/2010

303.002

Breach Report Form (Word : 83 kb)

2/1999

4/2012

303.003

Breach Report Form Instructions (PDF : 66 kb)

2/1999

7/2008

500.002

Environmental Tobacco Smoke, Contractor Assurance

12/1995

 

500.003

Contractor Use of Equipment and Supplies, Contractor Assurance

3/1996

9/1996

500.005

Contractor Review of HIV/AIDS-Related Written and/or Pictorial Materials for Public Use

5/1999

12/2007

520.001

Consultant Services and Consulting Fees Paid by a Contractor Through Direct Cost

8/1997

 

520.002

Staff Education, Association Memberships, Training Fees and Insurance Payments Using Contract Funds

8/1999

5/2000

522.001

Reimbursements To Volunteers Involved In Community Planning Or Direct Client Service

4/1998

10/2002

525.001

Enforcement of Year End Requirements for DSHS Contracts

2/1999

5/1999

530.001

Reporting Suspected Abuse and Neglect of Children

9/1997

3/2008

530.002

Unit Expectations and Provider Rights Regarding the Delivery of Client Service

6/1998

9/2001

530.003

How to Deal with Clients Who Threaten to Harm Themselves or Others

9/2001

1/2002

530.004

Legal Planning and the Client/Provider Relationship

3/1997

9/2001

540.001

Sanctions Imposed Upon a Contractor for Non-Compliance with Contracts Involving State/Federal Funds

12/1997

4/1998

540.002

Sanctioning an HIV/STD Contractor for Subcontractor Noncompliance

1/2001

 

590.001

Payor of Last Resort

9/1994

6/2007

591.000

Limitations on Ryan White and State Services Funds for Incarcerated Persons in Community Facilities Policy

12/2013

 

800.001

Standard Precautions, Preventing the Spread of HIV, TB, & Hepatitis B in Employees of HIV/STD Funded Programs

3/1997

11/2002

800.003

Minimum Standards for Clinical Services for HIV/AIDS Projects

10/1997

5/2000

800.004

Clinical Practice Guidelines for HIV-Infected Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Adults

10/1997

5/2000

800.005

Phlebotomy Training for Contractor Staff Responsible for HIV/STD Testing

10/1997

5/2000

900.001

Informed Consent for HIV in a Routine Testing Environment

9/2010

9/2010

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DSHS General Consent and Disclosure form (Form L-36) (PDF : 79 kb)

 

2/2013

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

HIV and STD Prevention Programs

110.001

HIV/STD Guidelines

8/1997

 

110.002

HIV and STD Prevention Activities in State Prisons and Jails, Federal Prisons and Private Prisons

5/1998

8/1998

110.003

Prevention Activities Provided to State Agencies by the TB/HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis Unit its Contractors

4/1999

7/1999

130.001

Condom Distribution for Non-Contracting Prevention Sites

12/1994

6/2006

150.001

HIV Prevention Community Planning Guidance for Use by Community Planning Groups

11/1998

 

150.002

Bylaws for HIV Prevention Community Planning Groups

11/1998

2/1999

150.003

Selection and Removal of Texas Department of State Health Services Designated Co-Chair Serving on an HIV Prevention Community Planning Group

11/1998

2/1999

150.004

Community Planning Group Membership Selection to Ensure Parity, Inclusion and Representation

11/1998

 

150.005

Resolution of Conflict of Interest within Community Planning Groups

4/1999

 

151.001

Criteria for Operating as an HIV Prevention Community Planning GroupSecurity and Confidentiality Agreement

11/1998

 

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

HIV Health and Social Services Programs

220.001

Eligibility to Receive HIV Services
Required financial eligibility forms:

UPDATE (7/1/2015): The IRS system for requesting tax return transcripts online is currently unavailable. Tax return transcripts can be requested by mail by completing Form 4506 (PDF) [IRS] or by calling 1-800-908-9946. IRS instructions for obtaining tax transcript. [IRS]

7/2006

1/2013

220.100

Purchasing Emergency Medications for Clients Awaiting an Eligibility Decision from the Texas HIV Medication Program

5/1996

5/2000

220.101

Purchasing Prescription or Over-the-counter Medications And Vitamins Not Covered by a Third-Party Payor

3/1998

5/2000

231.000

ARIES User Policy

6/2006

8/2010

231.001

ARIES Security Policy

8/2010

 

231.002

ARIES Data Managers Core Competencies

3/2000

8/2010

231.003

ARIES Data Improvement Plan

8/2010

 

231.004

Documenting Case Management Actions in ARIES

3/2010

8/2010

241.001

Administrative Agency Roles and Responsibilities

10/1996

6/2006

241.003

Subcontracting HIV Health and Support Services

2/2005

6/2006

241.004

Administrative Agency Requirements for Community Input

6/2006

 

241.005

Conflict of Interest in Administrative Agencies

6/2006

 

241.006

Reallocation of HIV Client Services Funds

8/2006

5/2011

260.001

Care for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS, Using State Services Funds

10/1998

5/2003

260.002

HIV Health Insurance Assistance - Proposed revision for public comment

11/1998

4/2009

260.003

HIV Health Insurance Assistance Waiver Request Form (Word : 443 kb)

4/2009

 

270.001

Calculation of Estimated Expenditures on Covered Clinical Services - New proposed policy -  

280.001

Sub-Contracting HIV Core and Support Services by an Administrative Agency - New proposed policy -  

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

Sexually Transmitted Disease Programs

023.001

STD Medication and Phlebotomy Supply Distribution

7/1995

7/2001

023.002

STD Medication Allocation Formulary, Including Managing Cephalosporin Allergy

7/1995

11/1997

410.001

Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adolescents

9/1997

11/2003

410.003

Accelerated HIV Intervention Program, Addressing the Potential for Recalcitrant Transmission of HIV in Texas

8/2000

11/2001

 

 

Number

Title

Established

Last Revised

Texas HIV Medication Program

700.001

Texas HIV Medication Program, Requests to Change State HIV Medication Formulary

1/1996

4/2015

700.002

Rights of the Texas HIV Medication Program to Limit the Number of Clients Assigned to a Pharmacy

10/1996

4/2015

700.003

HIV/STD Medication Program Pharmacy Eligibility Criteria

6/1997

4/2015

700.004

HIV Medications Ordering Process for Pharmacies

3/1997

4/2015

700.005

Medicare Part D

6/2006

4/2015

 

For more information or questions about HIV/STD Program policies e-mail Shari Freteluco.


Last updated August 24, 2015