Organized Approaches to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening

The purpose of the program is to increase CRC screening rates among an applicant-defined target population of persons 50-75 years of age within partner health system(s), defined geographical areas, or disparate populations.

This program will fund implementation of EBIs and other strategies in

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partnership with health systems with the goal of instituting organized screening programs.

In addition, this program will fund a small number of awardees to pay for direct screening and follow-up services for a limited number of individuals that belong to the Program Priority Population.
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The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.


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Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Public Health, Alabama Department Of $ 2,957,800   2015-06-302020-06-30
Health, Rhode Island Department Of $ 2,635,745   2015-07-012020-06-30
Health, Washington State Department Of $ 6,293,661   2015-06-302020-06-29
Health And Human Services, Nevada Department Of $ 4,858,363   2015-06-302020-06-29
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital $ 4,101,318   2015-06-302020-06-29
Public Health And Environment, Colorado Department Of $ 3,460,545   2015-06-302020-06-29
Executive Office Of The Governor Of Delaware $ 5,805,108   2015-06-302020-06-29
Health, Florida Department Of $ 3,864,798   2015-06-302020-06-29
District Of Columbia, Government Of $ 2,900,628   2015-06-302020-06-29
South Dakota Department Of Health $ 1,970,071   2015-06-302020-06-29



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

This program will fund implementation of EBIs and other strategies in partnership with health systems with the goal of instituting organized screening programs.

In addition, this program will fund a small number of awardees to pay for direct screening and follow-up services for a limited number of individuals that belong to the Program Priority Population.

Component 1: Health Systems Change to Increase and Improve Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening.

To increase capacity and support organized CRC screening, awardees must partner with health systems, such as federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), health plan clinic networks, large physician practices, Medicaid, Medicare, and insurance plans that serve the applicant--defined target population to: a) implement EBIs identified in The Community Guide to increase CRC screening and b) measure outcomes for evaluation.

To increase CRC screening and follow-up rates, awardee activities that may be funded include, but are not limited to: formally partnering with an FQHC to implement a provider-oriented intervention such as provider reminders, formally partnering with a state primary care association to create or modify FQHC operational models, or formally partnering with an insurer to implement client-oriented EBIs such as client reminders.

Component 2 - CRC Screening Delivery to Improve Access to the Underserved (Optional): Awardees must use an active, existing organized screening provision program to provide CRC screening and diagnostic follow-up services for the program?s priority population as described above.

Applicants must demonstrate an existing clinical and programmatic infrastructure and currently provide colorectal screening and follow-up services to the program?s priority population.

Restrictions that must be considered while planning the programs and writing the budget are: ?Awardees may not use funds for research. ?Awardees may not use funds for clinical care. ?Awardees may use funds only for reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services. ?Generally, awardees may not use funds to purchase furniture or equipment.

Any such proposed spending must be clearly identified in the budget. ?Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed. Funds cannot be used for treatment Applicants must adhere to all CDC guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable expenses.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants are the official State/Territorial health agencies of the United States or their bona fide agents; Tribes/Tribal Organizations and Private/Public Colleges and Universities.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Eligible applicants are the official State/Territorial health agencies of the United States or their bona fide agents; Tribes/Tribal Organizations and Private/Public Colleges and Universities.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicants should document the need for assistance; state the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe evaluation procedures, identify and describe nonfederal contributions, and provide a budget with justification for funds requested. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Information on the submission of applications may be obtained from Ms. Veronica Davis, Grants Management Specialist, in the Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341. Telephone: (770) 488-2743. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 92 for State and local governments. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR 92 must be used for this program.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Authorized under section 301(a) of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. section 241(a)], as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 120 to 180 days. In the competitive year one and after objective review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public. For non-competitive continuation years, after review and approval on the Interim Progress Report (IPR), a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

> 180 Days. Information on renewals may be obtained from Wayne Woods, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Services, Office of Financial Resources, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341; Telephone: (770)488-2948.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

12-month budget period with a 5 year project period June 29, 2015 to Jun 30, 2016 ? Budget Period June 29, 2015 to June 30, 2020 ? Project Period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Awardee Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan - 6 months into award Annual Performance Report (APR) - 120 days before end of budget period.

No cash reports are required.

Serves as yearly continuation application.

Data on Performance Measures CDC program determines.

Only if program wants more frequent performance measure reporting than annually in APR.

Federal Financial Reporting Forms - 90 days after end of calendar quarter in which budget period ends Final Performance and Financial Report - 90 days after end of project period.

Awardee Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan - 6 months into award Annual Performance Report (APR) - 120 days before end of budget period.

Serves as yearly continuation application.

Data on Performance Measures CDC program determines.

Only if program wants more frequent performance measure reporting than annually in APR.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Per OMB circular A-133

Records

No Data Available.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0943-0-1-550.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $19,510,684; FY 17 est $23,251,826; and FY 18 est $23,251,826

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Funding for Component 1 annual awards will range from $350,000 to $800,000. Funding for Component 2 annual awards will range from $500,000 to $1,000,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

This program supports strategies to increase and improve the quality of colorectal cancer screening, community-clinical linkages, and preventive services in the following national plans and guidelines: The Guide to Community Preventive Services: http://www.thecommunityguide.org The National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/npa/ The National Prevention Strategy: http://www.healthcare.gov/prevention/nphpphc/strategy/report.pdf The National Quality Strategy: http://www.ahrq.gov/workingforquality/

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Debra Younginer 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS F76, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 Phone: 7704881074

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications will be reviewed for completeness by the CDC Procurement and Grants Office (PGO), staff and for responsiveness.




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