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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Center Controlled Networks

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

  Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.527
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Sponsor Bureau of Primary Health Care
Deadlines Apr 3, 2013

For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:
Bryan Rivera
Phone: 301.443.8094

For programmatic or technical assistance questions:
Andrea Bainbridge
Phone: 301.594.4300

Purpose The purpose of the Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN) funding opportunity is to advance the adoption and meaningful use of Health Information Technology (HIT) in health centers. Funding is also available to support quality improvement strategies designed to improve clinical and operational quality, reduce health disparities, improve population health through HIT, and achieve Patient Centered Medical Home recognition.
Eligibility To be eligible, the applicant organization must:
  • Be a public or private non-profit organization, including tribal and community-based organizations
  • Be either:
    • A practice management network (hereafter referred to as a Health Center Controlled Network or HCCN) controlled by and acting on behalf of health centers funded under Section 330 of the PHS Act. The HCCN must be majority controlled and, as applicable, majority owned by such health centers OR
    • A health center, funded for at least the two consecutive preceding years under Section 330 of the PHS Act, applying on behalf of a HCCN
  • Provide evidence of Health Center Program grantees committed to participating with the HCCN to achieve the three goals of the grant program (adoption and implementation, meaningful use, and quality improvement) within their organizations. Participating health centers do not have to be HCCN members.
Amount of
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $400,000
Number of Awards: Up to 5

Links to the full announcement and online application are available through

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Tagged as Health information technology, Health reform

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RAC does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.

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