Funding Opportunities

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Prevention and Public Health Fund

The ACA established the Prevention and Public Health Fund to provide national investments in public health. Multiple funding opportunities are available in the fund.



Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Program

The ACA extended and expanded the MFP program through 2016.



Funding Heath-Related Vocational Rehabilitation Services: The Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed into law in March 2010 and is supposed to have far reaching effects on health care in the United States. The ACA includes significant new potential funding sources, both private health insurance and Medicaid, to pay for health-related vocational rehabilitation (VR) services and supports. This companion brief illustrates a few practical steps the Rehabilitation Services Administration can take nationally and that VR directors should consider in their state.



Implementation Support for State Demonstrations to Integrate Care for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees

CMS has announced a funding opportunity for the 15 states that have received design contracts for demonstrations to integrate care for dually eligible enrollees.



Guide to Grants in the Affordable Care Act

From Senator Bennet (CO), a guide to ACA grants.

pdf File Guide-to-ACA-Grants-FY-2011.pdf [download]


Balancing Incentive Program State Medicaid Director Letter and Application

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance on the Balancing Incentive Program, authorized by Section 10202 of the Affordable Care Act, enables CMS to award additional federal funds to States to provide financial incentives to increase access to non-institutionally based long-term services and supports (LTSS).



Up to $500 million in Affordable Care Act funding will help health providers improve care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that up to $500 million in Partnership for Patients funding will be available to help hospitals, health care provider organizations and others improve care and stop millions of preventable injuries and complications related to health care acquired conditions and unnecessary readmissions. This funding, made available by the Affordable Care Act, will be awarded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center through a solicitation and other procurements for federal contracts announced today.



HHS Announces New Competitive Grants for States that Lead the Race to Develop IT Systems for State Exchanges

For the first time, funding will be directed to States that are able to lead the race to develop IT systems that will support State Exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act.


HHS Announcement on Home Visitation Program

State deadline for the initial submission is July 9th, 2010

This announcement discusses the new Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program created in the health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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