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516226 - FY24 RFP 58824014 for Centers of Excellence Program
Funding Opportunity Details

Health Care Delivery Systems

Final Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2023 4:00 PM

  • Status Closed

    Posted Date Jun 8, 2023 1:15 PM

    Award Amount RangeNo Limit - No Limit

    Project Dates 08/01/2023 - 07/31/2026

    Award Announcement Date 07/26/2023

    Categorical Area

    Recurring Opportunity No

DescriptionFile NameTypeSizeUpload Date
A. RFP 58824014 Centers of Excellence ProgramA. RFP 58824014 Centers of Excellence SLFRF.docx.pdfpdf291 KB06/08/2023 01:14 PM
C. HHS Application Instructions_Guidance New IG C. HHS Application Instructions_Guidance New IG 1.pdfpdf4 MB06/01/2023 10:27 AM
D. RFP 58824014 Centers of Excellence SLFRF Draft ContractD. RFP 58824014 Centers of Excellence SLFRF Draft Contract.docx.pdfpdf241 KB06/08/2023 01:08 PM
E. RFP 58824014 Centers of Excellence SLFRF Draft Score ToolE. RFP 58824014 Centers of Excellence SLFRF Draft Score Tool.docx.pdfpdf101 KB06/08/2023 01:09 PM
F. Form22-RFPF. Form22-RFP.pdfpdf383 KB07/12/2023 01:05 PM
G. RFP 58824014 CoE Amendment 1G. RFP 58824014 CoE Amendment 1.docx.pdfpdf76 KB08/02/2023 10:27 AM
H. RFP 58824014 CoE Amendment 2H. RFP 58824014 CoE Amendment 2.docx.pdfpdf77 KB08/02/2023 10:27 AM
I. RFP 58824014 CoE Amendment 3I. RFP 58824014 CoE Amendment 3.docx.pdfpdf76 KB08/02/2023 10:27 AM
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Submitted DateQuestionAnswer
Jun 13, 2023 2:08 PMCan any expenses prior to 8/1/23 be used in the budget for year 1. Expenses prior to 8/1/23 are not allowed to be used for this funding. Expenses must be incurred within the project period of 8/1/23 - 7/31/26.
Jun 13, 2023 4:14 PMUnderstanding the requirement to serve four contiguous counties, are critical access hospitals eligible? Or is this geared toward regional medical centers?Refer to the answer to question 3.
Jun 13, 2023 4:17 PMDuplicate Question - Slight Edit - Please Post this Version Understanding the requirement to serve four contiguous counties, are critical access hospitals eligible to be the lead on the project? Or is this opportunity geared toward regional medical centers?Critical access hospitals are eligible applicants for this funding opportunity.
Jun 13, 2023 4:18 PMCan the service area be phased over the course of the project? For example, 2 counties in year 1, 3 counties in year 2, 4 counties in year 3?The applicant's proposed service delivery region must include four or more contiguous rural counties or rural portions of counties. The four counties must be included for each year of the project period.
Jun 13, 2023 4:20 PMIf an organization has received a HRSA Planning Grant for FY24, would there be any issues with running these two grants simultaneously in year 1? Both grants would be geared toward the same project, but the funding would go toward different costs (ie, planning costs vs. implementation costs).Grant funds can only be used to cover grant allowable costs and any individual costs must only be claimed from one grant source.
Jun 13, 2023 4:22 PMAre there single audit financial requirements for this grant, and if so, what are the audit requirements? For the deliverable based portion of the funding, what are the reporting requirements after the funding is received?Please refer to the Iowa Department of Public Health General Conditions for audit requirements. After the deliverables have been met and payment has been processed for the deliverables, there are no further reporting requirements.
Jun 14, 2023 10:56 AMIs the service area for this program limited only to Iowa? Or can border counties include portions of other states in their service area?This funding opportunity is limited to counties in Iowa only.
Jun 14, 2023 7:23 PMMay a health system with multiple affiliated hospitals and clinics in different service delivery areas submit more than one proposal and both be eligible for award consideration? 1.14 Multiple Applications An applicant may submit multiple applications, but each application must be for different service regions.
Jun 21, 2023 2:18 PMDo you want references cited for the information in the application? If so, where and how should we include them?References should be cited in the application and the approach for citing references is determined by the applicant. One example is parenthetical citations.
Jun 26, 2023 10:14 AMWith respect to: A) Page 18 of RFP: 2.02 Description of Work and Services 3. Partnership Formal Agreements. Applicants must document and describe all formal partnerships that leverage resources to sustain targeted healthcare services. The successful applicant must establish formal agreements for each partnership and submit their roles and responsibilities for the Centers of Excellence program annually by July 31. Question: Is a physician network formal agreement sufficient to meet this expectation of partnership formal agreements? Or are you looking for something different and if so, please specify. Thank you. A physician network is one example of a formal partnership. Successful projects will establish relationships and partnerships with multiple community organizations throughout their service region that leverage resources to sustain targeted healthcare services.
Jun 28, 2023 1:05 PMIs the grant looking for Center of Excellence sites to develop new partnerships or enhance current partnerships or both?The Centers of Excellence will both develop new partnerships as well as enhance current partnerships.