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Three HRSA Funding Opportunities Promote Innovation to Improve Maternal Health

Applications Due: July 15, 2019

HRSA released three new Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) to improve maternal health outcomes, and address disparities in maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity:

  • The State Maternal Health Innovation (State MHI) Program (HRSA-19-107) will invest approximately $18 million through nine awards to states or a group of states, or an organization working in concert with the State Title V agency. Successful State MHI Program award recipients will receive $2 million per year for a five-year period of performance to strengthen partnerships and collaboration by establishing a state-focused Maternal Health Task Force, improving state-level data surveillance on maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, and promoting and executing innovation in maternal health service delivery. Get detailed information for this opportunity.
  • The Supporting Maternal Health Innovation (Supporting MHI) Program (HRSA-19-106) will invest approximately $2.6 million through one award to support states and other stakeholders in reducing maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity through capacity-building assistance to State MHI recipients and other HRSA-funded maternal health award recipients as they implement innovative and evidence-informed strategies. Review additional information for this opportunity.
  • The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) – Community Care Initiative (HRSA-19-109) will invest approximately $1.8 million through one award to develop and implement non-hospital focused maternal safety bundles within community-based organizations and outpatient clinical settings across the United States. This initiative will build upon the foundational work of AIM by utilizing a quality improvement framework to address mortality and morbidity among pregnant and postpartum women outside of hospital and other birthing facility settings. More Information for this opportunity is available on the HRSA website.

CMS Funding Opportunities to Increase Medicaid Provider Capacity to Deliver SUD Treatment and Recovery Services

Applications Due: August 9, 2019

CMS released a Notice of Funding Opportunity for state Medicaid agencies to apply for planning grant funding to increase the capacity of Medicaid providers to deliver substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery services. Up to five states that receive planning grants will be selected to implement 36-month demonstration projects and receive enhanced federal reimbursement for increases expenditures for SUD treatment and recovery services.

View this opportunity on grants.gov for additional information.