Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services Grant Under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, 78976 [2013-31120]

Download as PDF 78976 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Indian Health Service Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services Grant Under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Indian Health Professions Preparatory, Indian Health Professions Pregraduate and Indian Health Professions Scholarship Programs Announcement Type: Initial. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. CFDA Numbers: 93.971, 93.123, AND 93.972 Notice of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services One-Time Noncompetitive Award To Ensure Continued HIV Primary Medical Care. Application Deadline: February 28, 2014, for continuing students. Application Deadline: March 28, 2014, for new students. Application Review: May 5–16, 2014. Continuation Award Notification Deadline: June 6, 2014. New Award Notification Deadline: July 3, 2014. Award Start Date: August 1, 2014. Acceptance/Decline of Awards Deadline: August 1, 2014. AGENCY: ACTION: To prevent a lapse in comprehensive primary care services for persons living with HIV/AIDS, HRSA will provide a one-time noncompetitive Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C award to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Inc. (OLOL), Baton Rouge, Louisiana. SUMMARY: The amount of the award to ensure ongoing HIV medical services is $348,111. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 2651 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, 42 U.S.C. 300ff–51. CFDA Number: 93.918. Project period: The period of support for this award is 13 months, explained below in further detail. Justification for the Exception to Competition: The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center—Earl K. Long Medical Center (Grant Number: H76HA00591) announced the relinquishment of their Part C grant effective April 15, 2013. To prevent a lapse in HIV medical care, grant funds of $348,111 are to be awarded to OLOL to provide interim HIV medical care. The $348,111 represents the balance of the fiscal year 2013 award to cover HIV primary medical care services until April 30, 2014. The service area will be competed under HRSA–14–059 with a program start date of May 1, 2014. John Fanning, Senior Policy Advisor, Division of Community HIV/AIDS Programs/HAB, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, by email at jfanning@hrsa.gov, or by phone at (301) 443–8367. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: December 23, 2013. Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2013–31120 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 Key Dates I. Funding Opportunity Description The Indian Health Service (IHS) is committed to encouraging American Indians and Alaska Natives to enter the health professions and to assuring the availability of Indian health professionals to serve Indians. The IHS is committed to the recruitment of students for the following programs: • The Indian Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship authorized by Section 103 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law 94–437 (1976), as amended (IHCIA), codified at 25 U.S.C. 1613(b)(1). • The Indian Health Professions Pregraduate Scholarship authorized by Section 103 of the IHCIA, codified at 25 U.S.C. 1613(b)(2). • The Indian Health Professions Scholarship authorized by Section 104 of the IHCIA, codified at 25 U.S.C. 1613a. Full-time and part-time scholarships will be funded for each of the three scholarship programs. The scholarship award selections and funding are subject to availability of funds appropriated for the Scholarship Program. II. Award Information Type of Award Scholarship. Estimated Funds Available An estimated $13.2 million will be available for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 awards. The IHS Scholarship Program (IHSSP) anticipates, but cannot guarantee, due to possible funding PO 00000 Frm 00167 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 changes, student scholarship selections from any or all of the following disciplines in the Preparatory, Pregraduate or Health Professions Scholarship Programs for the Scholarship Period 2014–2015. Due to the rising cost of education and the decreasing number of scholars who can be funded by the IHSSP, the IHSSP has changed the funding policy for Preparatory and Pre-graduate scholarship awards and reallocated a greater percentage of its funding in an effort to increase the number of Health Professions scholarships, and inherently the number of service-obligated scholars, to better meet the health care needs of the IHS and its Tribal and Urban Indian health care system partners. Anticipated Number of Awards Approximately 45 awards will be made under the Health Professions Preparatory and Pre-graduate Scholarship Programs for Indians. The awards are for ten months in duration, with an additional two months for approved summer school requests, and will cover both tuition and fees and Other Related Costs (ORC). The average award to a full-time student is approximately $34,490.60. An estimated 276 awards will be made under the Indian Health Professions Scholarship Program. The awards are for 12 months in duration and will cover both tuition and fees and ORC. The average award to a full-time student is approximately $42,432.70. In FY 2014, an estimated $11,700,000 is available for Health Professions awards, and an estimated $1,500,000 is available for Preparatory and Pre-graduate awards. Project Period The project period for the IHS Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship support, tuition, fees and ORC is limited to two years for full-time students and the part-time equivalent of two years, not to exceed four years for part-time students. The project period for the Health Professions Pre-graduate Scholarship support, tuition, fees and ORC is limited to four years for full-time students and the part-time equivalent of four years, not to exceed eight years for part-time students. The IHS Indian Health Professions Scholarship provides support for tuition, fees, and ORC and is limited to four years for full-time students and the part-time equivalent of four years, not to exceed eight years for part-time students. III. Eligibility Information This is a limited competition announcement. New and Continuation E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services 
Grant Under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention 
Services One-Time Noncompetitive Award To Ensure Continued HIV Primary 
Medical Care.

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SUMMARY: To prevent a lapse in comprehensive primary care services for 
persons living with HIV/AIDS, HRSA will provide a one-time 
noncompetitive Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C award to Our Lady of 
the Lake Regional Medical Center, Inc. (OLOL), Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The amount of the award to ensure ongoing 
HIV medical services is $348,111.

    Authority: Section 2651 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, 
42 U.S.C. 300ff-51.
CFDA Number: 93.918.

    Project period: The period of support for this award is 13 months, 
explained below in further detail.
    Justification for the Exception to Competition: The Louisiana State 
University Health Sciences Center--Earl K. Long Medical Center (Grant 
Number: H76HA00591) announced the relinquishment of their Part C grant 
effective April 15, 2013. To prevent a lapse in HIV medical care, grant 
funds of $348,111 are to be awarded to OLOL to provide interim HIV 
medical care. The $348,111 represents the balance of the fiscal year 
2013 award to cover HIV primary medical care services until April 30, 
2014. The service area will be competed under HRSA-14-059 with a 
program start date of May 1, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Fanning, Senior Policy Advisor, 
Division of Community HIV/AIDS Programs/HAB, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20857, by email at jfanning@hrsa.gov, or by phone at 
(301) 443-8367.

    Dated: December 23, 2013.
Mary K. Wakefield,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-31120 Filed 12-26-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P