Examples of funded projects in fiscal year 2006 include: (1) Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey; (2) Design for a Nursing Home Quality Based Purchasing Demonstration; (3) Implementation Support for the ESRD Bundled Payment and Pay-for-Performance Demonstration; (4) Implementation support and Evaluation of Physician Group Practice Demonstration; (5) Implementation and Evaluation of the Medicare Hospital Gainsharing Demonstration (6) Grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic Health Services Research Programs; (7) Real Choice Systems Change Grants; and (8) Medicaid Analytic Database (MAX) Data Development.
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.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Texas Southern University||$ 250,000||   ||2020-09-30||2022-09-29|
|University Of North Texas||$ 250,000||   ||2020-09-30||2022-09-29|
|University Of Houston System||$ 250,000||   ||2018-09-30||2021-09-30|
|University Of Houston System||$ 250,000||   ||2019-09-30||2021-09-29|
|University Of Miami||$ 250,000||   ||2019-09-30||2021-09-29|
|University Of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus||$ 137,899||   ||2018-09-30||2020-09-30|
|Winston-salem State University||$ 325,000||   ||2017-09-30||2020-09-29|
|Charles R. Drew University Of Medicine And Science||$ 325,000||   ||2017-09-30||2020-09-29|
|United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc., The||$ 70,993||   ||2019-07-22||2020-07-21|
|University Of Pittsburgh, The||$ 215,000||   ||2016-09-30||2019-09-30|
There were 26 new cooperative agreements/grants funded and 34 new contracts funded in fiscal year 2006. In fiscal year 2007, it is estimated that there will be 22 new grants/cooperative agreements and 18 new contracts. In fiscal year 2008, it is estimated that it will be 18 new grants/cooperative agreements and 14 new contracts.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Under all authorizations, all applications must meet standards of excellence in research or evaluation design.
Funds may not be used for construction or renovation of buildings.
Funds authorized by Section 1115 of the Social Security Act are limited to State agencies administering the Medicaid program.
Grants or cooperative agreements may be made to private, or public agencies or organizations, including State agencies that administer the Medicaid program.
Private profit organizations may apply.
For the Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program, only for-profit organizations may apply.
Awards cannot be made directly to individuals.
Contributing retirees or specially entitled beneficiaries, the disabled or those with end stage renal disease (for Medicare) the aged, and families with children and youth (for Medicaid).
Applicants should present written evidence of other agencies' willingness to cooperate when the project involves collaborative efforts or the utilization of non-CMS facilities or services. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-102 for State and local governments. The standard forms, as furnished by DHHS and required by OMB Circular No. A-102, must be used.
Aplication and Award Process
CMS research and demonstration projects are solicited by publication in the "Federal Register," requests of proposals for contracts in "FedBizOpps," targeted program announcements, and other appropriate means.
Some funds are used for creative, unsolicited proposals.
Applicants should maintain contact with Regional CMS Offices (see Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing).