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Section Reference and Title

Grant Recipient

Amount of Initial Appropriation


Sec. 2793. Health Insurance Consumer Information (Grants)


$30 million

To enable such states (or the exchanges in such states) to establish, expand, or provide support for (1) offices of health insurance consumer assistance; or (2) health insurance ombudsman programs.

Sec. 2794. Ensuring That Consumers Get Value for Their Dollars


$250 million

To assist such states in carrying out subsection (a), including (A) in reviewing and, if appropriate under state law, approving premium increases for health insurance coverage; and (B) in providing information and recommendations to the HHS Secretary.

Sec.2951. Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs. (C) Grants for Early Childhood Home Visitation Programs

Healthcare Companies

$100 million for FY10; $250 million for FY11; $350 million for FY12; $400 million for FY13; and $400 million for FY14

To enable the entities to deliver servcies under early childhood home visitation programs to eligible families in order to promote improvements in maternal and prenatal health, infant health, child health and development, parenting related to child development outcomes, school readiness, and the socioeconomic status of such families, and reductions in child abuse, neglect and injuries.

Sec.2951. Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs. Personal Responsibility Education Programs - (1) Grants to Implement Innovative Strategies.

Healthcare Companies

$10 million

To implement innovative youth pregnancy prevention strategies and target services to high-risk, vulnerable and culturally under-represented youth populations, including youth in foster care, homeless youth, youth with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women who are under 21 years of age and their partners, mothers who are under 21 years of age and their partners, and youth residing in areas with high birth rates for youth. An entity awarded a grant under this paragraph shall agree to participate in a rigorous federal evaluation of the activities carried out with grant funds.

Sec. 931. Quality Measure Development.

CMS Center for Innovation - to be in turn handed out to entities.

$75 million

Developing, improving, updating, or expanding quality measures with priority to the development of quality measures that allow the assessment of - (A) health outcomes and functional status of patients; (B) the management and coordination of health care across episodes of care and care transitions for patients across the continuum of providers, health care settings, and health plans; (C) the experience; quality, and use of information provided to and used by patients, caregivers, and authorized  representatives to inform decision making about treatment options, including the use of shared decision making tools and preference sensitive care (as defined in section 936); (D) the meaningful use of health information technology; (E) the safety, effectiveness, patient centeredness, appropriateness, and timeliness of care; (F) the efficiency of care; (G) the equity of health services and health disparities across health disparity populations and geographic areas; (H) patient experience and satisfaction; (I) the use of innovative strategies and methodologies.

Sec.3026. Community-Based Care Transitions Program

Healthcare Companies

$500 million

Funding to eligible entities that furnish improved care transition services to high-risk Medicare beneficiaries.

Sec.1204. Competitive Grants for Regionalized Systems for Emergency Care Response.

Healthcare Companies


The HHS Secretary, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, shall award not fewer than four multiyear contracts or competitive grants to eligible entities to support pilot projects that design, implement, and evaluate innovative models of regionalized, comprehensive, and accountable emergency care and trauma systems.

Sec. 3505 Trauma Care Centers and Service Availability.

Public / Nonprofit Indian health oraganizations


The HHS Secretary shall establish three programs to award grants to qualified public, nonprofit Indian Health Service, Indian tribal, and urban Indian trauma centers.

Sec. 936. Program to Facilitate Shared Decision Making


As needed.

The HHS Secretary shall provide grants for the establishment and support of Shared Decsion Making Resource Centers to provide technical assistance to providers and to develop and disseminate best practices and other information to support and accelerate adoption, implementation, and effective use of patient decision aids and shared decision making by providers. The Secretary shall provide grant to healthcare providers for the development and implementation of shared decision making techniques and to assess the use of such techniques.

Sec. 4101. School-Based Health Centers.

Schools and Healthcare Companies

$50 million

Grants to eligible entities to support the operation of school-based health centers.

Sec. 4108. Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Diseases in Medicaid


$100 million

To carry out initiatives to provide incentives to Medicaid beneficiaries who (i) successfully participate in an eligible program; and (ii) upon completion of such participation, demonstrate changes in health risk and outcomes, including the adoption and maintenance of healthy behaviors by meeting specific targets.

Sec.2821. Epidemiology - Laboratory Capacity Grants.

State, Local, and Tribal Health Departments

$190 million

Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Grant Program to award grants to state health departments as well as local health departments and tribal jurisdictions. Academic centers that assist State and eligible local and tribal health departments may also be eligible for funding under this section. Grants shall be awarded under this section to assist public health agencies in improving survellance for, and response to, infectious diseases and other conditions of public health importance.

Sec.777. Training for Mid-Career Public and Allied Health Professionals.


$60 million

To award scholarships to eligible individuals to enroll in degree or professional training programs for the purpose of enabling mid-career professionals in public health and allied health workforce to receive additional training in the field of public health and allied health.

Sec.5208. Nurse-Managed Health Clinics.


$50 million

To fund the development and operation of nurse-managed health clinics.

Sec.747. Primary Care Training and Enhancement.

Accredited public or nonprofit private hospital, school of medicine or osteopathic medicine, academically affliated physician assistant training program, or a public or private nonprofit entity

$125 million

To support the development of primary care training programs.

Sec.747a. Training Opportunities for Direct Care Workers.

Healthcare Companies - Long Term Care

$10 million

To provide new training opportunities for direct care workers who are employed in long-term care settings such as nursing homes (as defined in section 1908(e)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396g(e)(1)), assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for individuals with mental retardation, home and community based settings, and any other setting the Secretary determines to be appropriate.

Sec.748. Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry.

School of dentistry, public or nonprofit private hospital, or a public or private nonprofit entity

$30 million

To support training in general, pediatric and public health dentistry.

Sec.5305. Geriatric Education and Training; Career Awards; Comprehensive Geriatric Education.

Entities that operate a geriatric education center


To support geriatric education and training.

Sec.831a. Nurse Retention Grants.


As necessary

To enhance the nursing workforce by initiating and maintaining nurse retention programs.

Sec.831a. Enhancing Patient Care Delivery Systems


As necessary

To improve the retention of nurses and enhance patient care that is directly related to nursing activities by enhancing collaboration and communication among nurses and other healthcare professionals, and by promoting nurse involvement in the organizational and clinical decision-making processes of a healthcare facility.

Sec.5604.Co-Locating Primary and Specialty Care in Community-Based Mental Health Settings.


$50 million

To provide funds for the co-location of primary and specialty care in community based mental health settings.

Part Ii- Programs to Promote Elder Justice Sec. 2041. Enhancement if Long-Term Care. (A) Grants and Incentives for Long-Term Care Staffing Long Term Care Providers

For FY11, $20 million; for FY12 $17,5000,000; and for FY13 -FY14, $15 million annually

To provide incentives for individuals to train for, seek, and maintain employment providing direct care in long-term care.
Sec.10408. Grants For Small Businesses to Provide Comprehensive Workplace Wellness Programs Employers $200 million To provide their employees with access to comprehensive workplace wellness programs.
Sec.520b. National Centers of Excellence for Depression Healthcare Companies $100 million annually for FY11- FY15; and $150 million annually for FY16 - FY20 To establish national centers of excellence for depression (referred to in this section as "Centers"), which shall engage in activities related to the treatment of depressive disorders.

For more information, see Helen Quick's and Steve Womack's "Looking to Grants to Obtain Additional Capital in a Capital-Constrained Market," hfm, November, 2010

Publication Date: Friday, November 05, 2010

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