Inspector Urges HRSA To Step Up HIV Testing Metrics

Law360, New York (January 14, 2013, 8:10 PM EST) -- An inspector general's report released Monday found that most clinics funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration have not adopted four federal recommendations for HIV testing, and recommended that the administration require grantees to begin reporting metrics.

The Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services looked at whether HRSA-funded health centers were following recommended practices for HIV testing, and identified funding and patient discomfort, among other things, as roadblocks.

The OIG focused on four practices the Centers for Disease...
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