Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN)
Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN) Office
300 E Saint Germain St, Ste 220, St. Cloud, MN, 56304-2500
Distance: 1089 Miles
Case management is a collaborative process to plan, evaluate, coordinate services and advocate. The program can customize plans to an individual's own challenges.
Offers support to individuals that have Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and meet federal poverty guidelines
Medical Case Managers work with individuals to help them plan for and coordinate their medical care and related needs.
* Intake and evaluation
* Planning for care services
* Monitoring and coordinating medical care
* Attending medical visits with clients
* Providing education on treatment adherence
* Coordinating insurance and financial needs
* Referrals to mental health and substance abuse treatment, as needed
Other support services may include:
* Benefits counseling
* Food voucher to local grocery store
* Assistance with transportation for medical needs
* Access to support groups and mental health counseling
* Be HIV positive
* Earn no more than 400% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (see website)
* Live outside the 7-county greater Twin Cities metro area
State of Minnesota (outside the 7-county Twin Cities Metro Area).
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PH-1000Case/Care Management Definition
Programs that develop plans for the evaluation, treatment and/or care of individuals who, because of age, illness, disability or other difficulties, need assistance in planning and arranging for services; which assess the individual's needs; coordinate the delivery of needed services; ensure that services are obtained in accordance with the case plan; and follow up and monitor progress to ensure that services are having a beneficial impact on the individual. Case management is a collaborative process characterized by communication, advocacy and resource management to promote high quality, cost-effective interventions and outcomes.
PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
Individuals who are at risk or have tested positive for infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), or have developed AIDS which is caused by the HIV virus and impairs the function of the body's immune system leaving affected individuals vulnerable to illnesses that would not otherwise occur.