Posts in Category: hivaids

USCHA Announces Virtual Conference and Free Registration

The US Conference on HIV/AIDS (USCHA) announced that this year’s conference will be held virtually on October 19-21, 2020.  Registration is free for the first

23 Jun 2020

Discriminatory Reimbursement Bill Hits Roadblock in Tennessee Senate

RWC-340B President Shannon Stephenson was featured in a story from WRCBtv (Chattanooga, TN) to discuss legislation in Tennessee that would have protected 340B safety-net providers

18 Jun 2020

Ryan White Clinics Want More Flexibility to Help Fight COVID-19

Federally funded clinics that serve over half a million people living with HIV/AIDS have asked the Trump administration to waive regulations preventing them from using

12 May 2020

Candy Samples’ Powers for Good Shannon Stephenson/Cempa Community Care

Being a southern gal residing in NYC, I always find a soft spot for a fellow southerner——someone that “gets” sweet tea and some good cornbread.

5 May 2020

Defense in Congress, Offense in the States: Ryan White Clinics Fighting Against Discriminatory 340B Reimbursement

“We are taking the fight to the states,” said Shannon Stephenson, president of Ryan White Clinics for 340B Access (RWC-340B), a national organization of HIV/AIDS

5 May 2020

COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

Powers drafted the attached template COVID-19 Policies and Procedures that incorporate HRSA/OPA’s relaxed guidance to help 340B covered entities address the coronavirus pandemic.   We hope

16 Apr 2020

HRSA/OPA Guidance in Response to COVID-19 and DEA Waiver on Controlled Substance Prescriptions

HRSA/OPA Guidance in Response to COVID-19

Late yesterday, HRSA/OPA updated its website to include guidance addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.  The guidance states:

Case-by-Case Waivers –

21 Mar 2020

340B and Telehealth/HHS Waivers

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an increased need for the use of telehealth services.  Powers has received several questions from Ryan White clinics about whether

17 Mar 2020

Shannon Stephenson Recognized in the Chattanoogan Publication

Congratulations to Shannon Stephenson, CEO of Cempa Community Care and president of RWC-340B, who was featured on Chattanoogan.com on March 4.  Shannon is aptly described

6 Mar 2020

GAO Issues Report Criticizing HRSA Oversight of Nongovernmental Hospitals

On January
10, 2020, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report
(the Report) analyzing HRSA’s oversight of 340B eligibility requirements for
nongovernmental hospitals.  The Report concludes

21 Jan 2020
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