Frontier Community Health Integration Project Technical Assistance, Tracking, and Analysis

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 19, 2014 (Thursday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityHealth
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others - ?Eligible applicants include public, private, and nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and community organizations, as well as Federally-recognized Indian tribal governments and organizations.?Applicants must have experience in analyzing rural health issues, particularly in identifying and addressing emerging policy issues for health care delivery systems in isolated and sparsely populated areas.? The principal investigator should have at least five years of work experience specific to rural and frontier health system research and policy analysis.? The applicant should demonstrate substantial expertise related to hospital finance and quality measurement and experience working directly with rural and frontier providers to develop and implement performance plans to improve efficiency and quality of care.? Expertise should be specific to the financial reimbursement mechanisms of rural health care providers, especially CAHs, in the areas of home health care, hospital-based nursing facility care, telemedicine services, and ambulance services.? Applicants should also have experience with the distinct challenges related to effective quality improvement, cost efficiency, clinical process, and patient outcomes reporting in rural and frontier areas.? The applicant must have the capacity to support FCHIP Demonstration participants in their relationships with distant and local providers around coordinating and integrating care.? ?

Program Description

The purpose of the FCHIP TA Program is to provide technical assistance, site implementation assistance, and other tracking and analytic activities to support providers participating in the Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP) Demonstration in identifying potential new approaches to health care delivery, reimbursement, and coordination in sparsely populated areas.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberHRSA-14-137
Funding Opportunity TitleFrontier Community Health Integration Project Technical Assistance, Tracking, and Analysis
Opportunity CategoryHealth
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category Explanationhttps://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=535b8c7f-f4fd-4255-8dc5-d6433bfc2f3b
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 8, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateJune 19, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Archive DateAugust 18, 2014 (Monday)
Total Program Funding$ 500,000
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 93.155 - Rural Health Research Centers

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others - ?Eligible applicants include public, private, and nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and community organizations, as well as Federally-recognized Indian tribal governments and organizations.?Applicants must have experience in analyzing rural health issues, particularly in identifying and addressing emerging policy issues for health care delivery systems in isolated and sparsely populated areas.? The principal investigator should have at least five years of work experience specific to rural and frontier health system research and policy analysis.? The applicant should demonstrate substantial expertise related to hospital finance and quality measurement and experience working directly with rural and frontier providers to develop and implement performance plans to improve efficiency and quality of care.? Expertise should be specific to the financial reimbursement mechanisms of rural health care providers, especially CAHs, in the areas of home health care, hospital-based nursing facility care, telemedicine services, and ambulance services.? Applicants should also have experience with the distinct challenges related to effective quality improvement, cost efficiency, clinical process, and patient outcomes reporting in rural and frontier areas.? The applicant must have the capacity to support FCHIP Demonstration participants in their relationships with distant and local providers around coordinating and integrating care.? ?

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: Health Resources & Services Administration
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 155 South, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

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