Ryan White Care Act Law and Legal Definition

The Ryan White Care Act of 1990 is officially known as the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act. The Act intends to provide care and treatment to people contracted with HIV. The Act’s objective is to provide medical care, drugs, and support services to the patients. The Act, to fulfill its objectives carries on programs like:

1. providing grants to eligible metropolitan areas;

2. providing grants to states and territories to improve the quality, organization, and access to health care system;

3. providing funds to outpatient early intervention and ambulatory care;

4. providing funds to Drug Assistance Program; and

5. providing grants for comprehensive, family centered care for children, youth, women, and family.