The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to solicit applications for participation in the Testing Experience and Functional Tools (TEFT) in Community-Based Long Term Services and Supports (CB-LTSS) planning and demonstration grant.
The TEFT initiative furthers adult quality measurement
activities under Section 2701 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) strategy for implementing Section 2701 is to support state Medicaid agencies in collecting and reporting on the adult core measures.
The goals for the work conducted under the TEFT are consistent with the National Quality Strategy, Section 3011 of the Affordable Care Act, and CMS? priorities to achieve better care, a healthier population, and more affordable care.