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HRSA Health Center Outreach and Enrollment One-Time Supplemental Funding Call December 17, 2013 1.

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1 HRSA Health Center Outreach and Enrollment One-Time Supplemental Funding Call December 17,

2 Agenda Federal Update FY 2014 One-Time Outreach and Enrollment Supplemental Funding Overview Resources Questions and Answers 2

3 Federal Update Important dates CuidadodeSalud.gov Healthcare.gov Other 3

4 FY 2014 One-Time Supplemental Funding Terms One-time supplemental funding is meant to provide support to health centers to meet increased demand for enrollment assistance. This one-time supplemental funding will support immediate health center needs, consistent with the intent of and allowable costs outlined in FY 2013 Health Center Outreach and Enrollment Assistance Supplemental Funding. Any ongoing expenditures initially supported by these one- time funds beyond FY 2014 must sustained with other resources. 4

5 FY 2014 One-Time Supplemental Funding Terms Health centers must use these funds to increase their current outreach and enrollment assistance capacity. This includes: –Expanding the hours of existing outreach and enrollment assistance workers, –Hiring new or temporary outreach and enrollment assistance workers, and/or –Other allowable activities and costs consistent with the FY 2013 outreach and enrollment supplemental guidance (expected within 30 days of award). 5

6 FY 2014 One-Time Supplemental Funding Terms Health centers should collaborate with other health centers and organizations in their service area to ensure that outreach and enrollment assistance activities are coordinated with other local, regional, and/or state-wide outreach and enrollment assistance efforts and training requirements. 6

7 Review of FY 2013 Supplemental Funding Expectations Health center outreach and enrollment (O/E) assistance workers supported by this funding opportunity must: –Demonstrate and maintain expertise in: eligibility and enrollment rules and procedures; the range of qualified health plan options and insurance affordability programs; the needs of underserved and vulnerable populations; and privacy and security standards. –Comply with and successfully complete all required and applicable federal and/or state consumer assistance training, as is required for all assistance personnel carrying out consumer assistance functions. –All O/E supplemental funds are to be used to support new O/E capacity and not supplant existing resources. 7

8 Review of FY 2013 Supplemental Funding Expectations Health centers will be required to report additional activities supported through this one-time supplemental via the Health Center Program Outreach and Enrollment Quarterly Progress Report (QPR). QPR to be submitted through the HRSA Electronic Handbook (EHB) in January 2014, April 2014, July 2014, and October HRSA will provide additional guidance regarding specific requirements and deadlines through separate resources that will be available at 8

9 O/E Allowable Costs O/E assistance personnel; Fringe benefits for O/E assistance workers; Moveable equipment and supplies to support outreach and enrollment assistance individually valued at less than $5,000; Leasing of temporary space for the sole purpose of outreach and enrollment assistance activities; Training in support of the grant; and Local travel in support of the grant. 9

10 Unallowable Costs Support for personnel other than O/E assistance workers; Fringe benefits other than those to support O/E assistance workers; Moveable equipment and supplies individually valued at $5,000 or greater; Vehicles; Primary health care services; Construction costs (including minor alterations and renovation and fixed/installed equipment); Facility or land purchases; and Incentives (e.g., gift cards, food, free services). 10

11 Resources BPHC O/E Team Inbox One-time Supplemental Funding FAQs –http://bphc.hrsa.gov/outreachandenrollment/oe_additional_faqs.pdfhttp://bphc.hrsa.gov/outreachandenrollment/oe_additional_faqs.pdf BPHC O/E supplemental funding technical assistance website –http://bphc.hrsa.gov/outreachandenrollment/http://bphc.hrsa.gov/outreachandenrollment/ 11

12 Q&A Questions? 12


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