Affordable Care Act SHIP and ADRC Options Counseling for Medicare-Medicaid Individuals in States with Approved Financial Alignment Models

Quick Facts

Due DateJanuary 15, 2015 (Thursday)
Award AmountUp to $ 1,000,000
Category of Funding ActivityHealth
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments

Program Description

This Funding Opportunity will provide financial assistance to SHIPs and/or ADRCs to provide options counseling to Medicare-Medicaid individuals (dual eligibles) to ensure that these individuals have access to an unbiased and consumer friendly source of information and counseling distinct from the Demonstration Plans (See section 1.3 for definition) and Enrollment Brokers (See section I.3 for definition)to help them make informed decisions about options they have for receiving their Medicare and Medicaid benefits. SHIPs and ADRCs are directed to ensure that options counseling for Medicare-Medicaid individuals that are part of the State Demonstration is separate and distinct from benefits counseling they may perform for any and all beneficiaries that are not part of the State Demonstration described in this FOA and paid for under other grant funding opportunities.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberCMS-1N1-14-001
Funding Opportunity TitleAffordable Care Act SHIP and ADRC Options Counseling for Medicare-Medicaid Individuals in States with Approved Financial Alignment Models
Opportunity CategoryHealth
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 7, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateJanuary 15, 2015 (Thursday)
***June 12, 2014; August 14, 2014; November 13, 2014; January 15, 2015
Application Archive DateFebruary 14, 2015 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 8,000,000
Award AmountUp to $ 1,000,000
CFDA Number
  • 93.626 - Affordable Care Act State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Options Counseling for Medicare-Medicaid Individuals in States with Approved Financial Alignment Models

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information WebsiteAffordable Care Act SHIP and ADRC Options Counseling for Medicare-Medicaid Individuals in States with Approved Financial Alignment Models
ContactOffice: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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