STD Billing and Reimbursement Toolkit

Acknowledgements

This toolkit was developed by the Region I STD TAC, managed by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP). JSI Toolkit Development Team: Jennifer Kawatu, RN, MPH, Andee Krasner, MPH, Julie Cortesi, MA, and Marie Kaziunas, BA. Design and Web: Michele Samplin-Salgado, MPH, and Heather Brack, BA.

JSI would like to thank Roberta Moss, Moss Healthcare Consulting and Lissa Singer, RNP, MB, CPC-I, for their significant input and contributions to the tools.

We would also like to thank the CDC staff: Michele Thomas, STD RH TTAC Project Officer; Dr. Raul Romaguera, Associate Director for Policy, Planning and External Relations for DSTDP; and Dr. Gail Bolan, Director of DSTDP for their leadership.

A special thank you goes to all of the organizations whose tools make up this toolkit, and especially the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) for their contributions of case studies and related resources. The other regional STD RH TTACs served as an advisory board to the development of this toolkit. Finally, thank you to the following organizations for their contributions: Cicatelli Associates, Inc., Cardea Services, Access Matters, Health Care Education and Training (HCET), and SHRP-TTAC.