Accountable Health Communities

Funding Opportunity Number: CMS-1P1-17-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
CFDA Number: 93.650
Eligible Applicants County governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Agency Name: HHS-CMS
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2016
Award Ceiling: $4,510,000
Expected Number of Awards: 44
Creation Date: Jan 05, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The Accountable Health Communities model, as authorized under section 3021 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), provides funding opportunities to community based organizations, healthcare provider practices, hospitals and health systems, institutions of higher education, local government entities , tribal organizations and for-profit and non-for-profit local and national entities for the purpose of testing whether systematically identifying the health-related social needs of community-dwelling Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and addressing their identified needs impacts those beneficiaries’ total health care costs and their inpatient and outpatient utilization of health care services.



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