This grant program is to support States ready to implement a health insurance coverage program designed for the uninsured.
Two types of State grants are available:
1) target grants for States focusing on a particular population(s) at $2-4 million a year for 5 years, subject to the availability
of funds and; 2) comprehensive grants for large States or those planning more extensive coverage initiatives at $7-10 million a year for 5 years, subject to the availability of funds.
Matching funds and project sustainability beyond the 5-year period are required.
FY 2009 Congressional Appropriations Bill, Public Law 111- 8.