Deadline: 15 August 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services is currently inviting applications for its The Health Insurance Enforcement and Consumer Protections Grant Program with an aim to provide a funding source to assist States in implementing and planning for several of the Federal market reforms and consumer protections.
The Health Insurance Enforcement and Consumer Protections grants will provide States with the opportunity to ensure their laws, regulations, and procedures are in line with Federal requirements and that States are able to effectively oversee and enforce these provisions under the PHS Act’s title XXVII Part A market reform and consumer protection with respect to health insurance issuers.
- Non-discrimination under Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage
- (Essential Health Benefits Package)
- Coverage of Preventive Health Services
- Bringing down the Cost of Health Care Coverage (MLR)
- Appeals Process
- Parity in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits
Each eligible State will be awarded a minimum of $250,000 baseline award for 24 months
- This FOA is open to all fifty States and the District of Columbia for planning and/or implementing one or more of the five pre-selected market reforms and consumer protections in Part A of title XXVII of the PHS Act. For the PHS Act provisions applicable to this funding opportunity.
- Only one application per State is permitted, except in a State in which there is more than one regulating entity, each with a primary responsibility over the regulation of a portion of the private health insurance market.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit their LOIs electronically in PDF format at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: United States
For more information, please visit grants.gov.