Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Program Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement
Grant Amount: Approximately $427,500 is expected to be available annually to fund one grantee.
The Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2014 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement Funding Opportunity Announcement.
This announcement solicits applications for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement. The purpose of this funding is to provide technical assistance and training to RWHAP Part B ADAP grantees. The following programmatic focus areas are required for the RWHAP Part B ADAP Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement. Each applicant will be asked to address activities that correspond to all of the following programmatic areas. The programmatic areas include: Developing and maintaining comprehensive systems of care; Implementing integrated planning processes; Strengthening the capacity to implement and administer insurance continuation programs; Conducting analysis and evaluation of health insurance plans, and Medicaid expansion activities for cost effectiveness; Implementing an effective ADAP financial forecasting model; Implementing effective cost-containment strategies, including participation in the 340B program, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) data sharing, other program data sharing, and other activities; and Preventing the use of waiting lists, but when necessary, implementing and managing wait lists.
The awardee is expected to provide ongoing evaluation of impact of planned and initiated technical assistance activities on a quarterly basis during, and up to a year after the completion of the proposed projects. The RWHAP Part B ADAPs assist States and Territories in covering the costs of medications to treat HIV disease, insurance continuation for eligible clients, and services that enhance access, adherence, and monitoring of drug treatment. Patient eligibility is determined by the State or Territory and includes verification of HIV status, and that the applicant meets financial and residency eligibility criteria. Financial eligibility is usually determined as a percentage of the FPL. ADAPs are required to recertify client eligibility at least every six months. This cooperative agreement supports the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) goals of: reducing HIV incidence, increasing access to care and optimizing health outcomes, and reducing HIV-related health disparities.
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This program will provide funding during Federal fiscal years 2014 – 2016. Approximately $427,500 is expected to be available annually to fund one grantee. The actual amount available will not be determined until enactment of the final FY 2014 Federal budget.
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Heather Hauck Director, Div of State HIV/AIDS Program HIV/AIDS Bureau, HRSAParklawn Building, Room 7A-15 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 Phone: (301) 443-6745 Fax: (301) 443-8143
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HRSA requires applicants for this funding opportunity announcement to apply electronically through Grants.gov. Applicants must download the SF424 application package associated with this funding opportunity following the directions provided at Grants.gov.
Section 4 of HRSA’s SF-424 Application Guide (http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/apply/applicationguide/sf424guide.pdf) provides instructions for the budget, budget justification, staffing plan and personnel requirements, assurances, certifications, and abstract. You must submit the information outlined in the Application Guide in addition to the program specific information. All applicants are responsible for reading and complying with the instructions included in HRSA’s SF-424 Application Guide except where instructed in the funding opportunity announcement to do otherwise.
For program synopsis and guidance, visit the website: https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=a1f91050-4d47-476a-9972-4923d0b3793d .
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