Nationwide Program for National and State Background Checks for Direct Patient Access Employees of Long Term Care Facilities and Providers

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Nationwide Program for National and State Background Checks for Direct Patient Access Employees of Long Term Care Facilities and Providers: CMS is conducting a nationwide program that will identify efficient, effective and economical procedures for long term care facilities and providers to conduct background checks on prospective direct patient/resident access employees. These facilities and providers include skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospice care providers, long-term care hospitals, personal care service providers, adult day care providers, residential care providers, assisted living facilities, intermediate facilities for the mentally retarded (ICFs/MR) and other entities that provide long-term care services, as specified by each participating State.
Federal Grant Title: Nationwide Program for National and State Background Checks for Direct Patient Access Employees of Long Term Care Facilities and Providers
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CMS-1E0-11-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.506
CFDA Descriptions: ACA Nationwide Program for National and State Background Checks for Direct Patient Access Employees of Long Term Care Fa
Current Application Deadline: Feb 04, 2011 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: Feb 04, 2011 No Explanation
Posted Date: Nov 30, 2010
Creation Date: Nov 30, 2010
Archive Date: Mar 06, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
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