Opportunity EP-HIT-09-001

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Federal Grant Title: Opportunity EP-HIT-09-001
Federal Agency Name: Office of Public Health and Science
Grant Categories: Recovery Act
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EP-HIT-09-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.719
CFDA Descriptions: State Grants to Promote Health Information Technology
Current Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2009 Full Application due date. Letter of intent is due September 11, 2009 via e-mail to StateHIEgrants@hhs.gov
Original Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2009 Full Application due date. Letter of intent is due September 11, 2009 via e-mail to StateHIEgrants@hhs.gov
Posted Date: Aug 20, 2009
Creation Date: Aug 21, 2009
Archive Date: Nov 15, 2009
Total Program Funding: $564,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $40,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $4,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Grant Description
The State Cooperative Agreements to Promote Health Information Technology: Planning and Implementation Projects are to advance appropriate and secure health information exchange (HIE) across the health care system. Awards will be made in the form of cooperative agreements to states or qualified State Designated Entities (SDEs). The purpose of this program is to continuously improve and expand HIE services over time to reach all health care providers in an effort to improve the quality and efficiency of health care. Cooperative agreement recipients will evolve and advance the necessary governance, policies, technical services, business operations and financing mechanisms for HIE over a four year performance period. This program will build off of existing efforts to advance regional and state level HIE while moving towards nationwide interoperability.Total funding for this initiative is $564,000,000. States (including territories) or their non-profit SDEs may apply, as designated by the state. No more than one award will be made per state. States may choose in enter into multi-state arrangements.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
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