Health Resources and Services Administration 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2015-32749
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-32549
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2015-32371
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Health Center Program
Document Number: 2015-32355
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Awarding Agency Grants Administration Manual (AAGAM) Chapter 1.03.103, the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) has been granted class deviations from the requirements for extensions contained in the AAGAM Chapter 2.04.104B-4A.I.a(5)(b) and the requirements for administrative supplements contained in AAGAM Chapter 2.04.104B-4A.4.b to provide additional grant funds during extended budget periods in excess of the allowed maximum. The deviations prevent interruptions in the provision of critical health care services for a funded service area until a new award can be made to an eligible Service Area Competition (SAC) applicant and to conduct an orderly phase-out of Health Center Program activities by the current award recipient. BPHC has also been granted a deviation that allows it to annually announce via the Federal Register the Health Center Program award recipients that received a low cost extension and/or administrative supplement under the above described deviations.
National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-32172
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-32171
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-32148
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
National Advisory Council on Migrant Health; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-32147
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-32004
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-31936
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-31641
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-31642
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2015-31594
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2015-30259
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-29968
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-29967
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-29948
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice for Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2015-29550
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL). The ACICBL is authorized by 42 U.S.C. 294f, section 757 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Advisory Committee is governed by the Federal Advisory Act, Public Law (Pub. L.) 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.
Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry; Notice for Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2015-29549
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD). The ACTPCMD is authorized by 42 U.S.C. 217a, section 222 and 42 U.S.C. 293l, section 749 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended by section 5103(d) and re-designated by section 5303 of the Affordable Care Act. The Advisory Committee is governed by provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), as amended, which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.
Council on Graduate Medical Education, Notice for Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2015-29548
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME). The COGME is authorized by 42 42 U.S.C. 294o, section 762 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. The Advisory Committee is governed by the Federal Advisory Act, Public Law (Pub. L.) 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.
Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-29520
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
National Advisory Council on Migrant Health Request for Nominations for Voting Members
Document Number: 2015-29196
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Migrant (NACMH). The NACMH is authorized under 42 U.S.C. 218, section 217 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended and governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463, as amended, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).
National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice; Notice for Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2015-29195
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP). The NACNEP is in accordance with the provisions of 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) 297t; Section 851 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The Council is governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463, which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-29140
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; Notice for Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2015-28917
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (hereafter referred to as NACNHSC). The NACNHSC was established under 42 U.S.C. 254j (Section 337 of the Public Health Service Act), as amended by Section 10501 of the Affordable Care Act. The NAC is governed by provisions of 92 (5 U.S.C. App. 2), also known as the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: Revised Amount of the Average Cost of a Health Insurance Policy
Document Number: 2015-28436
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-28264
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2015-28101
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2015-27592
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-26524
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-26523
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-26522
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines; Request for Nominations for Voting Members
Document Number: 2015-26462
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill six vacancies on the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). The ACCV was established by Title XXI of the Public Health Service Act (the Act), as enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99-660 and as subsequently amended, and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).
National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-25959
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-24956
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Notice of Class Deviation From Competition Requirements
Document Number: 2015-24965
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Health & Human Services
HRSA announces the award of a program expansion supplement in the amount of $70,000 each to ten Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Other Related Disabilities (LEND) grantees with existing graduate-level pediatric audiology programs. The purpose of the LEND Program is to enhance the clinical expertise and leadership skills of professionals dedicated to caring for children with neurodevelopmental and other related disabilities, including autism, and to increase the number of trained providers available to treat children with complex disabilities. The purpose of this notice is to award a 12-month supplement to LEND pediatric audiology programs to: (1) Strengthen the focus on testing for hearing loss in young infants and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other related neurodevelopmental disabilities (DD); and (2) to increase the number of pediatric audiology trainees with clinical and leadership skills to detect hearing loss in these infants/children, and to develop systems to increase enrollment of identified infants/children into early intervention programs.
National Organizations for State and Local Officials (NOSLO) Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: 2015-24964
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA will be providing supplemental funds to support activities for the Center for Health Policy/National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), to support the expanded program and costs for the Systems Integration Academy (SIA) that were not foreseen in the awardee's approved application. The supplemental funds will be used to augment the awardee's current activities to provide targeted technical assistance to a Learning Community of 16 states from awarded HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) State Implementation Grants for Enhancing the System of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) through Systems Integration (D70). The purpose of this supplement is to expand the Learning Community and provide technical assistance to the D70 grantees to achieve a shared resource, cross-system care coordination, and MCH 3.0 alignment.
National Center for Medical Home Implementation Cooperative Agreement at the American Academy of Pediatrics
Document Number: 2015-24960
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Health & Human Services
HRSA announces its intent to award a program expansion supplement in the amount of $171,691 for the National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) cooperative agreement. The purpose of the NCMHI cooperative agreement, as stated in the funding opportunity announcement, is to: (1) Support a national resource and technical assistance effort to implement and spread the medical home model to all children and youth, particularly children with special health care needs (CSHCN), children who are vulnerable and/or medically underserved, and pediatric populations served by state public health programs, HRSA, and HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB); and (2) support activities of the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) grantees to improve children's health through innovative community-based efforts, and community and statewide partnerships among professionals in health, education, social services, government, and business. The purpose of this notice is to announce the award of supplemental funds to enhance the Rural IMPACT project by supporting activities related to child health in rural and underserved communities by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the cooperative agreement awardee who serves as the NCMHI, during the budget period of July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016. The NCMHI is authorized by the Social Security Act, title V, sections 501(a)(1)(D) and 501(a)(2), (42 U.S.C. 701(a)(1)(D) and 701(a)(2)). The NCHMI is a national resource to implement and spread the medical home model to all children and youth, particularly children with special heath care needs and children who are vulnerable and/or medically underserved. The NCMHI supports activities of the HTPCP grantees to improve children's health through innovative community- based efforts, and community and statewide partnerships among professionals in health, education, social services, government, and business.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2015-24951
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Bright Futures Pediatric Implementation Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: 2015-24395
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Health & Human Services
HRSA announces its intent to award a program expansion supplement in the amount of $75,000 for the Bright Futures Pediatric Implementation (BFPI) cooperative agreement. The purpose of the BFPI cooperative agreement, as stated in the funding opportunity announcement, is to improve the quality of health promotion and preventive services for all infants, children, adolescents, and their families, including children with special health care needs, through the effective national implementation of Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents, Third Edition (Bright Futures). The purpose of this notice is to award supplemental funds to collect baseline information to measure the improvement of coordination activities between home visiting and primary care providers by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the cooperative agreement awardee who serves as the BFPI, during the budget period of February 1, 2015, to January 31, 2016. The BFPI is authorized by the Social Security Act, Title V, Sections 501(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 701(a)(2)), as amended. The BFPI is a national resource to promote integration of the Bright Futures through strengthening, aligning, and fostering partnerships among families, health professionals, public health, and the broader community to promote children's health.
Bright Futures Pediatric Implementation Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: 2015-24393
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Health & Human Services
HRSA announces the award of a program expansion supplement in the amount of $210,000 for the Bright Futures Pediatric Implementation (BFPI) cooperative agreement. The proposed program expansion supplement would provide funds to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to support the integration of genetics and genomic medicine into pediatric primary care by testing genomic resources and tools to ensure relevance to clinical practice and the practicality of implementing them in clinical practice and the eventual addition to the Bright Futures Tool and Resources Kit. The BFPI is authorized by the Social Security Act, Title V, Sections 501(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 701(a)(2)), as amended. The BFPI is a national resource to promote integration of the ``Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents, Third Edition'' and subsequent editions, through strengthening, aligning, and fostering partnerships among families, health professionals, public health, and the broader community to promote children's health.
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C HIV Early Intervention Services Program Existing Geographic Service Area
Document Number: 2015-24171
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) is requesting a class deviation from the competition requirements in order to provide a one-year extension with funds to nineteen Part C HIV Early Intervention Services Program Existing Geographic Service Area (EISEGA) grantees. HAB is currently evaluating the EISEGA program and intends to recompete the entire program in fiscal year (FY) 2017. Nineteen of the 347 Part C grantees were scheduled to recompete in FY 2016. One-year extensions with funds enables HAB to align all cohorts of EISEGA grantees without disrupting the provision of critical HIV primary medical care services to the current Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients served by these nineteen RWHAP Part C recipients. Pending the availability of funds, the amount of each FY 2016 award will be based on a proportion of the current Part C EISEGA award to each of the nineteen recipients, respectively.
Center for Integrative Medicine in Primary Care
Document Number: 2015-24115
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will be issuing a noncompetitive award for the Center for Integrative Medicine in Primary Care program. Approximately $330,000 will be made available in the form of a cooperative agreement to the University of Arizona, Center for Integrative Medicine in Primary Care program, Tucson, Arizona (HP 2771) during the current budget/project period of September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2017. This cooperative agreement was fully funded for a 3-year project period on September 1, 2014. The purpose of the Center for Integrative Medicine in Primary Care program is to incorporate competency based Integrative Medicine (IM) curricula and practices into existing primary care residencies and other health professions training programs. This center is expected to contribute to the evidence-base for IM, and to identify promising practices related to the integration of IM into primary care and interprofessional practice. The Center formally partners with existing primary care residency programs (pediatrics, internal medicine, family medicine, preventive medicine) and other health professions training programs (nursing, physician assistant, public health, and behavioral health among others) to: (a) Pilot and implement the incorporation of IM into the curricula and training; (b) Provide faculty development; (c) Engage in interprofessional education and practice; (d) Develop practice-based IM rotations for residents and students; (e) Reach out to underserved populations through existing training sites to spread IM practice; (f) Identify promising IM practices through the work of the program; and (g) Evaluate students' and faculty members' knowledge gained and practice changes made through IM trainings and curriculum development.
Bridging the Word Gap Competition Challenge
Document Number: 2015-23358
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), announces the funding opportunity for the Bridging the Word Gap Incentive Prize Challenge. MCHB is sponsoring the Word Gap Challenge (Challenge) to spur innovative solutions to promote the early language environment and address the ``word gap,'' the large difference in exposure to language for children from low-income families as compared to children from higher-income families. This Challenge will reward the development and testing of scalable innovations that drive behavior change among parents and caregivers. The goal of the Challenge is to develop a low-cost, scalable technologically-based intervention that drives parents and caregivers to talk and engage in more back-and-forth interactions with their young children (ages 0-4). This Challenge, structured in three phases, with a narrowing of applicants through each phase to result in one final winner, will reach a diverse population of innovators and solvers, including coders, public health experts, individuals affiliated with academic institutions, research and development communities in the private sector, and others. All submissions will be evaluated; separate prizes will be awarded for each of the three phases below. Phase 1: Design Phase 2: Development and Small Scale Testing Phase 3: Scaling The statutory authority for this challenge competition is Section 105 of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (COMPETES Act, Pub. L. 111-358). Estimated dates for each phase are as follows: Phase 1: Effective on September 30, 2015 Phase 1 Submission ends: December 31, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET Phase 1 Judging Period: January 1-January 31, 2016 Phase 1 Winners Announced: February 10, 2016 Phase 2 Begins: February 11, 2016 Phase 2 Submission Period Ends: July 11, 2016 Phase 2 Judging Period: July 12-August 12, 2016 Phase 2 Winners Announced: August 20, 2016 Phase 3 Begins: August 21, 2016 Phase 3 Submission Period Ends: February 21, 2017 Phase 3 Winner Announced: March 1, 2017
Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: 2015-23357
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA announces the award of a program expansion supplement in the amount of $100,000 for the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health (AIM) cooperative agreement. The purpose of the AIM cooperative agreement, as stated in the funding opportunity announcement (FOA), is to expand access to care for the maternal and child health (MCH) populations through the following program focus areas: (1) Ensuring continuity of coverage and care for pregnant women and children; (2) improving systems of care for children with special health care needs; and (3) promoting the use of Bright Futures Guidelines for all children. The program expansion supplement will provide funds to the Association of State and Territorial State Health Officials (ASTHO), the cooperative agreement awardee, during the budget period of September 30, 2015, through September 29, 2016, to provide targeted technical assistance to two States at risk for rapid transmission of HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) through injection drug use, to build capacity and expand access to care, document and share best practices with other State Health Officials also seeking to prevent HIV and HCV infection through injection drug use.
Centers of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health in Education, Science, and Practice Program
Document Number: 2015-23356
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA announces the award of a program expansion supplement in the amount of $40,000 for the Centers of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) in Education, Science, and Practice grant. The purpose of the Centers of Excellence in MCH program is for the training of graduate and post-graduate public health professionals in an interdisciplinary MCH setting. The purpose of this notice is to award supplemental funds to conduct a rigorous evaluation of the Pediatric Obesity Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to spread evidence-based practices, and to translate knowledge into practice by the University of Washington, the awardee who serves as the Centers of Excellence in MCH, during the budget period of June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016.
State Planning Grants
Document Number: 2015-23125
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA announces the award of a one-time extension in the amount of $54,244 each to four State Planning Grants for Improving Services for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Other Developmental Disabilities (DD) grants. The purpose of the program is to support states in the planning and development of activities that are designed to improve state systems of care for children and youth with ASD and related DDs and increase access to comprehensive coordinated health care. Grantees develop comprehensive, measurable state plans in collaboration with a diverse group of stakeholders that outline an approach to improve access to comprehensive, coordinated health care and related services for children and youth with ASD and other DDs. The purpose of this notice is to award a one-time, 12-month extension to ensure the completion of activities and an orderly phase out of HRSA support.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-23097
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-23033
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Administration for Children and Families
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.