Opportunity HHS-2008-CMS-RCS-0009

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Opportunity HHS-2008-CMS-RCS-0009: Real Choice Systems Change (RCSC) and Aging and Disability Resource Center/Area Agencies on Aging (ADRC) Grants for Fiscal Year 2008 CMS has available approximately $ 8 million in funding to continue support States' efforts to address complex issues in long-term care reform. In addition, CMS was also awarded $5 million for Aging and Disability Resource Center /Area Agencies on Aging grants. Base Grant Category: Development and Implementation of a Person-centered Hospital Discharge Planning Model CMS is offering three years grants in this category for awards of up to $800,000. Only one grant per State will be awarded. In addition to this base grant, two additional options are offered. States may apply for only the base grant funding, or funding under one additional option. A State can not apply for both options. This grant solicitation builds upon the successes and direction of earlier RCSC and ADRC grant opportunities by providing targeted assistance to States' in their efforts to improve hospital discharge planning through collaboration with Aging and Disability Resource Centers, Area Agency on Aging and the Centers for Independent Living. Specifically, this grant opportunity is designed to: 1. Promote the development and implementation of enhanced Person-centered Hospital Discharge Planning Models that meaningfully engage Medicaid-eligible, and potentially Medicaid-eligible individuals with disabilities (and their informal caregivers) to increase the opportunity for individuals to receive home and community-based services. 2. Increase the capacity of existing ??? or develop new-- single entry points (including ADRCs) to provide critical linkages to available long-term care services in the community and much needed supports for informal caregivers themselves; Option #1 Enhancing or Expanding Aging and Disability Resource Centers/ Single Entry Point Programs (ADRC/SEP) CMS is offering funding for this Option for three years with awards up to $500,000. A three-year grant option to States will be awarded in the amount of $300,000-$500,000 per award. In addition to developing and implementing the Person-centered Hospital Discharge Planning Model, funding may be sought through this grant opportunity for assistance in enhancing or expanding existing Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) programs or other single entry point (SEP) programs. An award under this option will better position ADRCs/SEPs to play an active role in implementing the State's proposed Person-centered Hospital Discharge Planning Model. Applicants seeking funding under this option must be expanding or enhancing their ADRC/SEP projects within the framework established under the AoA and CMS ADRC Program Announcements published in 2003 and 2005. In addition, ADRC/SEP programs funded under this option must work in partnership with Area Agency on Aging, Centers for Independent Living and other entities representing specific target populations to be served. Option #2 Development of a New Aging and Disability Resource Center/ Single Entry Point Program (ADRC/SEP) CMS is offering funding for this Option for three years with awards up to $800,000. Overview In addition to developing and implementing the Person-centered Hospital Discharge Planning Model, funding may be sought through this grant opportunity for assistance in developing a new Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) program or other single entry point (SEP) program. An award under this option will better position an ADRC/SEP to play an active role in implementing the State's proposed Person-centered Hospital Discharge Planning Model. SEP programs should serve as a resource for both public and private-pay individuals and serve older adults, younger individuals with disabilities, family caregivers, and persons planning for future long-term support needs. ADRC/SEP programs must partner with Area Agency on Aging, Centers for Independent Living and other entities representing specific target populations served by an ADRC/SEP.
Federal Grant Title: Opportunity HHS-2008-CMS-RCS-0009
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2008-CMS-RCS-0009
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.779
CFDA Descriptions: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Research, Demonstrations and Evaluations
Current Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2008
Original Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2008
Posted Date: Apr 16, 2008
Creation Date: Jul 18, 2008
Archive Date: Aug 16, 2008
Total Program Funding: $8,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $800,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Base Grant: Developing and Implementation of a Person-centered Hospital Discharge Planning Model The base grant opportunity is open to any single State Medicaid Agency, State Mental Health Agency, State Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Agency, State Units on Aging or an instrumentality of the State. Only one application per State will receive an award, but a State may submit more than one application. Specific requirements pertaining to eligible applicants in a State and the required supporting documentation can be found in, Section III., Eligibility Information. Failure to comply with all requirements of this solicitation will result in withdrawal of the application from competitive status. Eligibility to apply for Options (Applicant must apply for the base grant to be eligible to apply for an additional option funding opportunity. The applicant is limited to apply for one option only. An applicant is not obligated to apply for any option.) OPTION #1: Eligible applicants under this option include States that received a CMS and AoA ADRC grant in 2003, 2004 or 2005 or a State that has an existing Single Entry Point (SEP) program that conforms with the definition of a Fully Functional SEP as detailed in Appendix B. OPTION #2: Any State or territory that has not previously received a CMS and AoA ADRC grant and that does not currently have a SEP program that is fully operational as defined in Appendix "B" of the solicitation.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Nicole Nicholson Nicole.Nicholson@cms.hhs.gov
Nicole Nicholson [Nicole.Nicholson@cms.hhs.gov]
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