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Funding Opportunity Number:
Nov 14, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 27, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 27, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
This initiative will fund applicants who propose compelling new models of service delivery/payment improvements that hold the promise of delivering the three-part aim of better health, better health care, and lower costs through improved quality for Medicare, Medicaid, and Children?s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees.
Expected Number of Awards:
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Health Care Innovation Challenge
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
The intent of this initiative is to engage with a wide variety of innovators. Interested parties of all types who have developed innovations that will drive significant improvement in three-part aim outcomes are welcome to apply. Examples of the types of organizations expected to apply are: provider groups, health systems, payers and other private sector organizations, faith-based organizations, local governments, and public-private partnerships and for-profit organizations. In addition, certain organizations could be eligible to apply as conveners ? assembling and coordinating the efforts of a group of participants. Conveners could serve as facilitators or could be direct award recipients. States are not eligible to apply under this funding opportunity.
Legal Status: To be eligible, an organization must be recognized as a single legal entity by the state where it is incorporated, and must have a unique Tax Identification Number (TIN) designated to receive payment. The organization must have a governing body capable of entering into a cooperative agreement with CMS on behalf of its members.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
This initiative will fund applicants who propose compelling new models of service delivery/payment improvements that hold the promise of delivering the three-part aim of better health, better health care, and lower costs through improved quality for Medicare, Medicaid, and Children?s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees. Successful models will include plans to rapidly develop and/or deploy the requisite workforce to support the proposed model. Awards will recognize interventions that show capability to improve care within the first six months of the award, while creating a sustainable pathway to net Medicare/Medicaid/CHIP savings within two to three years.