The Medicaid Infrastructure Grant

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is soliciting proposals from States to develop the infrastructure to support competitive employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Section 203 of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 directs the Secretary

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of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to establish the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) Program.

Funding for this program is intended to facilitate enhancements to State Medicaid programs and services, to promote linkages between Medicaid and other employment-related service agencies, and to develop a comprehensive system of employment supports for people with disabilities.

CMS is the designated DHHS agency with administrative responsibility for this grant program.


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/TWWIIA/03_MIG.asp#TopOfPage

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Either of the following may apply to administer the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant: (a) the single State Medicaid agency; or (b) any other agency or instrumentality of a State (as determined under State law) in partnership, agreement and active participation with the single State Medicaid Agency.

A letter of commitment from the single State Medicaid agency must be included in the application if a non-Medicaid State agency or instrumentality is applying for the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant.

For purposes of this grant program, "State" is defined as each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the United States Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/TWWIIA/03_MIG.asp#TopOfPage

Contact:
Nicole NicholsonNicole.Nicholson@cms.hhs.gov

Agency Email Description:
Nicole Nicholson

Agency Email:
Nicole.Nicholson@cms.hhs.gov

Date Posted:
2008-05-22

Application Due Date:
2008-06-30

Archive Date:
2008-07-30



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