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Accountable Health Communities (AHC)

The Accountable Health Communities model, as authorized under section 3021 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), provides funding opportunities to community based organizations, healthcare provider practices, hospitals and health systems, institutions of higher education, local government entities , tribal organizations and for-profit and non-for-profit local and national entities for the purpose of testing whether systematically identifying the health-related social needs of community-dwelling Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and addressing their identified needs impacts those beneficiaries' total health care costs and their inpatient and outpatient utilization of health care services.
Funding Category
Eligible Organizations
Number of Awards Given
44

Minimum Amount: 

$1,000,000.00

Maximum Amount: 

$4,510,000.00

Average Amount: 

$0.00

Award Amount: 

$13,304,000.00
Award Amount Notes
CMS expects to award up to 44 cooperative agreements ranging between $1 million and $4.51 million each to cover the five-year period of performance.
Letter of Intent Date
2/8/16
Application Due Date
3/31/16
Award Date
11/1/16
Application Contact
Susan
Jackson
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
United States
accountablehealthcommunities@cms.hhs.gov
Technical Contact
Louise
M
Amburgey
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
OAGM-AHC@cms.hhs.gov
United States
Fund Duration
The estimated project period is January 01, 2017 – December 31, 2021. The grant period consists of five 1-year budget periods.
Subjects
Audiences
Application Process
All cooperative agreement applications must be submitted electronically and be received through http://grants.gov by 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, Thursday, March 31, 2016. Applications submitted after 1:00 pm, March 31st will not be reviewed or considered for cooperative agreement awards.

Fund Number: 

CMS-1P1-17-001

Fund ID: 

5098

Last Updated: 

1/6/16