National Hispanic Senior Medicare Patrol

The summary for the National Hispanic Senior Medicare Patrol 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: National Hispanic Senior Medicare Patrol
Federal Agency Name: Administration on Aging
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2011-AOA-MP-1116
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 01, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Aug 01, 2011
Posted Date: Jul 01, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 01, 2011
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $225,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $225,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Grant Description
The overall NHSPM goals for the cooperative agreement will be to: (1) enhance the skills, knowledge, and capacity of the SMP network to enable SMP projects to: effectively reach Hispanic older adults with the message of health care fraud prevention, identification and reporting; and respond to complaints from Hispanic older adults, their families and caregivers, of potential Medicare and other health care fraud identified as a results of this increased awareness; (2) provide in-depth research-based, tailored technical assistance to selected regional SMPs with high Hispanic populations, especially Hispanic older adults; (3) develop innovative outreach strategies and approaches designed to enhance awareness of Hispanic older adults, their families and caregivers about Medicare fraud; and (4) conduct direct outreach and education in selected high Hispanic population area(s), utilizing the outreach activities to test and refine the outreach strategies developed.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
All domestic entities except individuals, including public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education are eligible to apply under this program announcement. To be considered for funding under this program announcement, applicants must demonstrate the following: a) A history of work with older Hispanic adults; b) A history of work in health care fraud prevention education and outreach in the Hispanic community; c) Experience with operating a volunteer-based program; and d) Experience with the Senior Medicare Patrol progam. These four elements are considered responsiveness criteria (see Section 3 below).
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/grants/funding/index.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Sean Lewissean.lewis@aoa.hhs.gov
Grants Policy [sean.lewis@aoa.hhs.gov]
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