Ryan White Part C Program

It is important for people living with HIV to receive medical care. The Ryan White Part C Program at Community Health Net is committed to providing comprehensive HIV/AIDS medical care. Experienced physicians and staff offer HIV related services in a caring, compassionate environment.

Who Can Receive Services?
If you are a person living with HIV, you may be eligible to receive services through the Community Health Net Ryan White Part C Program.

Ryan White Part C-imageWhat Services Are Available?
The Ryan White Part C Program offers several HIV related services:

  • HIV counseling and testing
  • HIV education
  • Primary care and specialist medical visits, including routine labs and medications
  • Medical case management
  • Dental care
  • Eye care
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Referrals to medical and community services, as needed

What Insurances Are Accepted?
Community Health Net accepts most insurance plans. Below is a list of the types of insurance that we accept:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private or commercial insurance
  • Affordable Care Act plans

What If I Don’t Have Insurance?
Care and treatment options for people living with HIV can be costly, especially for those without insurance. The Ryan White Part C Program at Community Health Net may be able to help lessen the cost of certain types of HIV related care.

If you do not have insurance, Community Health Net Ryan White Part C Program staff will connect you to people and resources that will help you look into options for insurance coverage. This includes coverage for HIV related medications.

If you do not qualify for insurance, or if your insurance does not cover parts of your HIV care, you may qualify for financial assistance through the Ryan White Part C Program.

How Do I Make An Appointment?
Making an appointment is easy. Contact Community Health Net at 814-455-7222, and dial extension 289 to speak with a Ryan White Part C Program nurse.

Appointments are available within two weeks.

The Ryan White Part C Team

ryan_whiteThe Community Health Net Ryan White Part C Program team is committed to providing confidential, comprehensive care in a caring, compassionate environment.

Ryan White Part C Program staff are available to provide HIV testing and education, provide primary care, and work with you to help you manage your HIV care in the healthiest way possible.

Zahida Bhatti, MD
Program Director / Infectious Disease Specialist

Kristin, Registered Nurse

Edie, Medical Assistant

Mission Statement

To provide quality, comprehensive primary health care for persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Confidentiality
Community Health Net staff follow the Pennsylvania Confidentiality of HIVRelated Information Act (Act 148 of 1990) and the federal Ryan White Care Act.

Funding
The Ryan White Part C Program is supported by a grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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