Health Care Fraud Prevention Program Expansion and SMP Capacity Building Grants

The summary for the Health Care Fraud Prevention Program Expansion and SMP Capacity Building Grants Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Administration on Aging, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Health Care Fraud Prevention Program Expansion and SMP Capacity Building Grants
Federal Agency Name: Administration on Aging
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2010-AOA-MP-1028
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.048
CFDA Descriptions: Special Programs for the Aging_Title IV_and Title II_Discretionary Projects
Current Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Aug 02, 2010
Posted Date: Jul 02, 2010
Creation Date: Aug 11, 2010
Archive Date: Sep 01, 2010
Total Program Funding: $9,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $430,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Expected Number of Awards: 54
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
With this Program Announcement, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Administration on Aging (AoA) seek to expand the capacity of the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program to reach more Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, their families and caregivers, with the message of fraud prevention and identification, with additional funding targeted to designated high fraud states. Within this Program Announcement, there are three (3) distinct funding opportunities being made available to the 54 current SMP project grantees. Funding levels and application requirements were determined based on data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), who has identified 18 states with the highest incidences of health care fraud or at the greatest risk of fraud. Further, the HHS/DOJ Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Force Action Team (HEAT), has established Strike Force Units in seven (7) cities, which are targeted for additional intensified strategies to combat health care fraud. The following information provides an overview of each of the three (3) funding opportunities, including which states are eligible to apply for each funding opportunity, within this Program Announcement: A. SMP High Fraud States with HEAT Joint Strike Forces Health Care Fraud Prevention Program Expansion and SMP Capacity Building GrantsEligible Applicants: Only current SMP project grantees from CA, FL, LA, MI, NY, and TX are eligible to apply under this funding opportunity. Funding Ceiling: $380,000-$430,000, subject to the availability of fundsB. SMP High Fraud States Health Care Fraud Prevention Program Expansion and Capacity Building GrantsEligible Applicants: Only current SMP project grantees from AZ, IL, MA, MD, NC, NJ, GA, NM, NV, OH, PA, and VA are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity.Funding Ceiling: $300,000, subject to the availability of fundsC. SMP Capacity Building GrantsEligible Applicants: Only current SMP project grantees from AK, AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, Guam, HI, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, ME, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NJ, OK, OR, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, Virgin Islands, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity.Funding Ceiling: $20,000-$150,000, subject to the availability of funds
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Must be a current Senior Medicare Patrol Grantee. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING REPOSTED TO EXTEND THE DEADLINE TO AUGUST 18, 2010. ALSO APPLICANTS WHO CANNOT REACH GRANTS.GOV BY REMOTE CONNECTION MAY EMAIL THE APPLICATION PACKAGE TO GRANTS.OFFICE@AOA.HHS.GOV. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SUMBITTED AN APPLICATION DO NOT REAPPLY
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/grants/funding/index.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Sean Lewis Sean.lewis@aoa.hhs.gov
Grants Policy [Sean.lewis@aoa.hhs.gov]
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