The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) administers the programs on the federal level. They are a part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Greater Hampton Roads HIV Health Services Planning Council in Norfolk, VA (also known as the Grantee) provides day-to-day administration on the local level.
The Grantee has specific duties covering the areas of support, preparation, assessment, development and collaboration.
Administrative Duties of the GHR RW Grantee
Below are Part A grantee duties to make sure that funds are used fairly and appropriately.
Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of grant supported activities.
Establish intergovernmental agreements (IGA's) with other cities/counties in the EMA or TGA, where required
Distribute funds according to planning council priorities and allocations
Establish grievance procedures to address funding-related decisions
Ensure delivery of services to women, infants, children, and youth with HIV disease
Ensure that Ryan White funds do not pay for care that is paid for elsewhere
Ensure that services are available and accessible to eligible clients
Carry out clinical quality management activities to ensure that services are of high quality
Prepare and submit Part A funding application
Limit grantee and provider administrative costs
Reallocate funds with the approval of the planning council, to ensure that all funds are spent and used efficiently and appropriately