Contractor Resources


Find documents, forms and guides here to assist you with your contracting activities.

Topics in Contracting (TIC) Web-Conference Trainings    
The TIC web-conference trainings occur throughout the contract year and are an opportunity for CAMS to provide you with a better understanding about various contracting processes. CAMS welcomes your feedback on topics for TIC trainings. If you have ideas for training topics, please submit them to rgoldfarb@healthsolutions.org

There are other HIV/AIDS services available, other than the ones that CAMS/NYCDOHMH funds, including Primary Care services.

AIDS Institute    
The AIDS Institute provides leadership to alleviate the human toll of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through programs, policies and partnerships that exemplify compassion and empower individuals, communities and institutions.

Guided by science and innovation, community input and compassion, the AIDS Institute strives to: eliminate new HIV infections; ensure early diagnosis and ongoing access to quality care, support and treatment for all infected; provide support for those affected; and eradicate stigma, discrimination and disparities in health outcomes.
To visit the AIDS Institute’s website, go to:http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/aids/index.htm

HOPWA
The Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) program ensures that all HUD programs and initiatives are responsive to the special needs of people with HIV/AIDS.

HOPWA funding provides housing assistance and related supportive services and for people living with HIV/AIDS. HOPWA funds may be used for a wide range of housing, social services, program planning, and development costs. These include, but are not limited to, the acquisition, rehabilitation, or new construction of housing units; costs for facility operations; rental assistance; and short-term payments to prevent homelessness. HOPWA funds also may be used for health care and mental health services, chemical dependency treatment, nutritional services, case management, assistance with daily living, and other supportive services.
To visit HOPWA’s website, go to: http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/aidshousing/programs/

HASA
The HIV/AIDS Services Administration’s (HASA) mission is to expedite access to essential benefits and social services needed by persons living with AIDS or clinical symptomatic HIV illness and their families.
To visit HASA’s website, go to: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hra/html/directory/hasa.shtml

ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program for Medications)
The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) provides free medications for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections. The drugs provided through ADAP can help people with HIV/AIDS to live longer and treat the symptoms of HIV infection.
To obtain more information about ADAP, go to: http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/aids/resources/index.htm

ADAP Plus (Medications and Primary Medical Care)
ADAP Plus is a program that helps HIV-positive people get medications, medical care and home care that they need for free. ADAP Plus pays for care for HIV-positive people who can't get Medicaid, or who are waiting for Medicaid approval.
The toll-free ADAP Plus phone number for New York is 800-542-2437

Medicaid
Medicaid is a program for New Yorkers who can't afford to pay for their medical care. Certain requirements are necessary for individuals to be eligible to receive Medicaid.
To obtain more information about Medicaid, go to: http://www.health.state.ny.us/health_care/medicaid/

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH)
Please visit the NYCDOHMH website at http://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/aids-hiv.page to learn more about HIV/AIDS, including provider resources, HIV testing, PrEP and PEP programs, and the “Ending the Epidemic” (Ete) strategy.