National Diabetes Prevention Program: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Among People at High Risk

The purpose of this funding announcement is to scale (expand) and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP).

Scaling and sustaining the National DPP includes: • Establish an evidence-based lifestyle change program in multiple states for populations
at high risk for type 2 diabetes that meet the standards outlined in the CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition; • Recruit and facilitate training of lifestyle coaches to deliver the evidence-based lifestyle change program; Educate employers in multiple states about the benefits and cost-savings of offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program as a covered health benefit for employees; • Educate public and private health insurance companies about the benefits and cost-savings of reimbursing organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model; • Develop and implement strategic marketing and promotional activities to increase awareness and referrals to the evidence-based lifestyle change program; • Sustain the evidence-based lifestyle change program without government grant funds when this cooperative agreement ends, through securing voluntary reimbursement from public and private health insurance companies for organizations delivering the evidence-based lifestyle change program using a pay-for-performance model;
• Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program under this FOA will obtain recognition from the CDC DPRP.

CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition; • Ensure that each intervention site offering the evidence-based lifestyle change program has the capacity to collect participant information and maintain a data collection system as outlined in the CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards and Operating Procedures (DPRP Standards) available at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.


Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The award recipients will be expected to develop, implement, market, and evaluate a comprehensive plan for scaling the National DPP lifestyle change program in select communities.

The awardees will identify and engage organizations and/or employers that have capacity to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program and facilitate the establishment of the National DPP lifestyle change program, in collaboration with these organizations and/or employers.

Awardees will also work with insurance companies to reimburse organizations offering the National DPP lifestyle change program through this cooperative agreement and work with employers and insurers to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program using pay for performance model.

Also, they may work with employers to offer the National DPP lifestyle change program as a covered benefit for employees.

The awardees will be expected to develop, implement and evaluate marketing and communications strategies to promote the National DPP lifestyle change program, educate health care providers about the program and encourage provider referrals to National DPP lifestyle change programs.

Funds may be used to support scaling the National DPP lifestyle change programs in select communities described in Section "050" above.

The use of and use restrictions are as follows: • Recipients may not use funds for research.

• Recipients may not use funds for the provision of health care services.

• Recipients may not generally use funding for the purchase of furniture or equipment.

Any such proposed spending must be identified in the budget.

• The recipient must perform a substantial role in carrying out project objectives and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible.

• Recipients may not use funds for construction.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

• Nonprofit Organizations
• For-Profit Organizations
• Indian/Native American Tribal Governments
• Faith-based Organizations.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Any U.S. state, political subdivision and U.S. territories (as described above), and other public entities will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicants must document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the methods of operation, describe the evaluation procedures and provide a budget justification for funds requested. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. All eligible applications will be initially reviewed for completeness by the Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) staff. Incomplete applications will not advance through the review process. Applicants will be notified the application did not meet eligibility and/or published submission requirements. An objective review panel will evaluate complete and responsive applications according to the evaluation criteria listed in funding opportunity announcement. Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NOA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NOA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NOA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer..

Award Procedures

Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NoA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NoA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer and e-mailed to the program director. A hard copy of the NoA will be mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application.Click here to enter text.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Section 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), 42 U.S.C. 247b (k)(2); Section 301(a) of the PHS Act, 42 U.S.C. 241(a).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 120 to 180 days.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

From 120 to 180 days. Project period is up to 4 years with 12-month budget periods. Applications must be obtained from the Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Telephone: (770) 488-2700.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) from the CDC Procurement and Grants Office. The NoA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NoA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer and e-mailed to the program director. A hard copy of the NoA will be mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Funded applicants must provide CDC with an original, plus two hard copies of the following reports:
1.

Annual progress report, due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

Information needed in an annual report includes:
A.

Progress towards objectives.
B.

Successes.
C.

Barriers encountered.


D.

Technical Assistance and training requested.
2.

Annual and Final performance and Federal Financial Reports (SF-425)*, no more than 90 days after the end of each budget year and project period.



These reports must be submitted to the attention of the Grants Management Specialist listed in the Section VIII below entitled "Agency Contacts".o.

No cash reports are required.

Funded applicants must provide CDC with an original, plus two hard copies of the following reports:
1.

Annual progress report, due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

Information needed in an annual report includes:
A.

Progress towards objectives.
B.

Successes.
C.

Barriers encountered.


D.

Technical Assistance and training requested.

Federal Financial Reports (SF-425 is due no 90 days after the end each calendar quarter that the budget period ends.

Annual Progress reports are required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records

Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the grant program must be kept readily available for review by personnel authorized to examine PHS grant accounts. Financial records, supporting documentation, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to an award shall be retained for a minimum of 3 years, or until completion and resolution of any audit in process or pending resolution. In all cases records must be retained until resolution of any audit questions. Property records must be retained in accordance with 45 CFR 92.42 requirements.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0094-3-1-550.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 12 $6,755,060; FY 13 est $5,750,000; and FY 14 est $5,750,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$750,000 - $ 2 million.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices.

Headquarters Office

Sue Shaw NCCDPHP
4770 Buford Hwy, MS K10, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Email: SShaw1@cdc.gov Phone: 770-488-6241

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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