HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Program

Program Contacts and Information - Ryan White Part B Program Medical Case Management

The Ryan White Part B Program provides medical case management services to people living with HIV/AIDS throughout Maine.  Medical case management services link clients with health care, psychosocial and other services.  It includes the provision of treatment adherence counseling to ensure readiness for, and adherence to, HIV/AIDS treatments.

Primary Activities

  • Provision of treatment adherence counseling
  • Assessment of service needs
  • Development of a comprehensive, individualized service plan
  • Coordination of services required to implement the plan
  • Monitoring to assess the efficacy of the plan
  • Periodic reevaluation and adaptation of the plan

Sample Indicators

  • Unduplicated clients served by agency
  • Caseload growth
  • Number of client contacts
  • Rate of annual assessment
  • Rate of care plan completion
  • Number of goals achieved

Data Collected and Available:

  • Basic client demographics – age, gender, race, region of residence
  • Number of client served by each agency
  • Type of insurance coverage had by clients
  • Household income

2010 Data

  • Number of clients served – 757

Cross Program Collaborations

  • Data sharing for case matching with the Surveillance Program
  • Referrals to the AIDS Drug Assistance Program of eligible clients
  • Education and referrals for STD and Viral Hepatitis services
  • Prevention with Positives activities

Community Partnerships

  • HIV Advisory Committee
  • Office of MaineCare Services
  • AIDS Service Organizations
    • Down East AIDS Network
    • Penobscot Community Health Center
    • Frannie Peabody Center
    • Horizon Program
    • St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center
  • Ryan White Part C Programs
    • The Horizon Clinic
    • Regional Medical Center at Lubec
    • Positive Health Care

Funding

  • Contract Year 2010 (April 2010-March 2011)
    • Federal Funds - $760,311
    • State Funds - $189,649

Staff Capacity

  • Program Coordinator – Jamie Cotnoir
  • Data and Quality Specialist – Tara Thomas

Resource Tools

National Affiliations

  • National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors
  • Health Services and Resources Administration