Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) is announcing the availability of funds under this grant program to assist Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in conducting health services and health disparities research.

The purpose of the grant program

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is to support researchers in implementing health services research activities to reduce disparities among diverse CMS beneficiary populations.

The economic burden of health disparities in the U. S. has an estimated cost of 1. 24 trillion dollars.

As part of its Equity Plan, CMS OMH is working to "develop and disseminate promising approaches to reduce health disparities." This grant program seeks to:
1) support researchers at HSIs to pursue topics that impact Hispanic and Latino populations; 2) fund research to investigate health disparities and how they can be reduced; 3) foster the dissemination of best practices and innovations among grantees, within CMS and beyond; and 4) improve healthcare quality for CMS' minority beneficiaries.
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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Estimated Funding: $148,500





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Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applicants must meet one of the following three requirements in order to qualify for funding under this grant program: 1) A health services/disparities researcher at a university or college offering a Ph.D.

or Master's Degree Program in one or more of the following disciplines.

- Allied Health - Gerontology - Health Care Administration - Nursing - Pharmacology - Public Health - Social Work; or 2) A member of a community-based health organization with a Hispanic health services research component; or 3) A member of a professional association focusing on Hispanic health services and health disparities issues.

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Date Posted:
2017-06-09

Application Due Date:
2017-07-10

Archive Date:
2017-08-09



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