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Public Health Data Inventory

Ryan White Program


Background

The Ryan White Program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide HIV-related services to more than half a million people each year. The program is for those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources for coping with HIV disease. Ryan White fills gaps in care not covered by these other sources. The Nebraska Ryan White Program receives federal funds to contract for service provision to HIV-positive consumers in Nebraska. Administration and monitoring is maintained at the state level, although no direct services are provided from the Nebraska Ryan White Program.

Type of Data

The data are population-based for ongoing surveillance. It includes confidential, protected information that is not available for public use.

Data Collection Method and Availability

The Nebraska Ryan White Program is required to collect data on all consumers accessing funded programs. Demographic and income data are collected at intake, at each service visit, and at the mandatory six-month and annual recertification period. All data is reported to the Nebraska Ryan White Program and subsequently the Health Services and Resource Administration (HRSA) annually through the Ryan White Services Report.

The Ryan White Services Report is an annual client level data report. Each grantee must submit this report online as an electronic file upload using a standard format. Each upload file contains one record per client. All data is de-identified for confidentiality purposes. Each grantee is responsible for ensuring that accurate and complete data is collected and reported.

Related Links and Reports

Nebraska Ryan White Program Home Page

U.S. Ryan White Program Home Page

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program ADAP Data Report (ADR) Page

Data Contact

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
Ryan White Program
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2504