Limited Competition for Affordable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants

The summary for the Limited Competition for Affordable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants 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 CMS Consumer Information Insurance Oversight, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Limited Competition for Affordable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants: Consumers will need to understand new programs, avail themselves of new protections, and navigate health coverage options to find the most affordable coverage that meets their needs. As noted in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Consumer Assistance Program Grants Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) posted on July 22, 2010, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) interprets Section 2793 of the PHS Act to require grantees to accept the inquiries and problems of uninsured consumers. Because Qualified Health Plans in the Marketplace are health insurance coverage, the statute requires CAPs to provide assistance to individuals enrolled in QHPs, in addition to other forms of health insurance coverage.
Federal Grant Title: Limited Competition for Affordable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants
Federal Agency Name: CMS Consumer Information Insurance Oversight (HHS-OS-OCIIO)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CA-CAP-14-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.519
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 15th, 2014
Original Application Deadline: September 15th, 2014
Posted Date: August 13th, 2014
Creation Date: August 13th, 2014
Archive Date: October 15th, 2014
Total Program Funding: $5,314,364
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $442,863
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 12
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 13th, 2014
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
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