The Administration for Community Living (ACL) in the Department of Health and Human Services is soliciting grant applications from current grantees of the Older Americans Act Title VI Native American Programs for providing assistance to eligible persons in accessing Medicare programs. ACL has $270,000 available for this grant announcement via the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act. The deadline for applications is August 15, 2017.
The ACL notice was published June 28, 2017, FEDERAL REGISTER and can be found here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/06/28/2017-13530/availability-of-program-application-instructions-for-tribal-mippa-program-funds
The specific programs about which the grantee is to provide outreach and application assistance are:
• Low Income Subsidy Program
• Medicare Savings Program
• Medicare Part D
• Medicare Prevention and Screenings.
Grantees are to “coordinate at least one community announcement and one community outreach event to inform and assist” eligible persons. Grant amounts will depend on the number of applications received and availability of funds.
Please let us know if we may provide additional information regarding this notice.