Section 223 Demonstration Programs to Improve Community Mental Health Services

Funding to support development of proposals to participate in time-limited demonstration programs described in subsection (d) of section 223 of P.L.

113-93 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, 42 USC 1396(a) note.



Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Cynthia Kemp MA, LPC, CMHS, SAMHSA, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 6-1019, Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 240-276-1906, Email: Cynthia.kemp@SAMHSA.HHS.gov; David Morrissette, Ph.D., LCSW, CAPT, US PHS, CMHS, SAMHSA, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 6-1011, Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 240-276-1912, Email: David.morrissette@SAMHSA.HHS.gov.
Website Address

http://www.samhsa.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Behavioral Health Authority $ 3,958,718   2018-12-312020-12-30
Mental Health Association Of Westchester County, Inc., The $ 3,686,088   2018-12-312020-12-30
Community Counseling Of Bristol County Incorporated $ 4,000,000   2018-12-312020-12-30
Access: Supports For Living Inc. $ 3,989,128   2018-12-312020-12-30
Postgraduate Center For Mental Health Inc $ 3,958,076   2018-12-312020-12-30
Center For Human Development, Incorporated $ 3,956,375   2018-12-312020-12-30
Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Inc. $ 4,000,000   2018-12-312020-12-30
Saint Clair County Community Mental Health Authority $ 4,000,000   2018-12-312020-12-30
Northwest Iowa Mental Health Center $ 4,000,000   2018-12-312020-12-30
Stanley Street Treatment And Resources, Inc. $ 3,636,462   2018-12-312020-12-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: N/A. Fiscal Year 2017: N/A. Fiscal Year 2018: N/A.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Section 223 (c)(2) Use of funds-A State awarded planning grant under this subsection shall (A) solicit input with respect to the development of such a demonstration program from patients, providers, and other stakeholders; (B) certify clinics as certified community behavioral health clinics for purpose of participating in a demonstration program conducted under subsection (d);.

Cost Principles describing allowable and unallowable expenditures for federal grantees, including SAMHSA grantees, are provided in the following documents, which are available at http://www.samhsa.gove/grants/management.aspx: Educational Institutions: 2CFR Part220 and OMB Circular A-21 State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments: 2 CFR Part 225 (OMB Circular A-87 Nonprofit Organizations: 2CFR Part 230 (OMB Circular A-122).

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The statutory authority limits eligibility to states including the District of Columbia.

Eligible applicants are either the State Mental Health Authority (SMHSA) or the Single State Agency for Substance Abuse Services (SSA) or the State Medicaid Agency (SMAs).

Beneficiary Eligibility

Individual/Family; Non-profit organization; Consumer; Mentally Disabled; Drug Addict; Alcoholic; Child; Youth; Senior Citizen.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants must download the SF_424 application forms through http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/apply.aspx.

Award Procedures

Applications are awarded based on the outcomes of the SAMHSA Peer Review, CMHS National Advisory Council review; and approval of the SAMHSA Administrator. Grants are awarded directly by SAMHSA to the Applicant Organization.

Deadlines

Oct 23, 2016 to Oct 22, 2017 10/23/16 ? 10/22/17.

Authorization

(For all authorizations/amendments, you must supply the Act or the Executive Order in order to continue) P.L. 113-90 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, 42 USC 1396a note, section 223 subsections (a), (b), (d)(7).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30 to 60 days. 30-60 days. To be determined by agency or office administering the funds.

Appeals

N/A.

Renewals

N/A.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. N/A. This program does not have MOE requirements. N/A.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

N/A. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

GPRA and data collection reports; quarterly progress reports; reporting capacity and provide information in support of meeting Prospective Payment Systems requirements, quality reporting requirements, and demonstration evaluation reporting requirements listed under Quality measures and Other reporting Requirements in Appendix II of the RFA; cost reports that conform to CMS Guidance; reporting of encounter data, clinical outcomes data, quality data; and assessment of the quality.

No cash reports are required.

Quarterly progress reports.

No expenditure reports are required.

GPRA and data collection reports; quarterly progress reports.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F ? Audit Requirements,' nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program- specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Records must be retained for at least 3 years; SAMHSA has the right to disallow costs and recover funds on the basis of a later audit or other review; records shall be retained beyond the 3 year period for that reason.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0516-0-1-551.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 $22,959,820; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Up to $3 Million.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

P.L. 113-93 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014; 42 USC 1396(a), note section 223 subsections (a),(b),(d)(7). Criteria for the Demonstration Program to Improve Community Mental Health Centers and to Establish Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics found in Appendix II of the Request for Application (RFA). Section 223 Demonstration Programs to Improve Community Mental Health Services Prospective Payment System (PPS) Guidance.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Cynthia Kemp MA, LPC, CMHS, SAMHSA, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 6-1019, Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 240-276-1906, Email: Cynthia.kemp@SAMHSA.HHS.gov; David Morrissette, Ph.D., LCSW, CAPT, US PHS, CMHS, SAMHSA, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 6-1011, Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: 240-276-1912, Email: David.morrissette@SAMHSA.HHS.gov.

Headquarters Office

Roger George 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 7-1097, Rockville, Maryland 20850 Email: Roger.george@SAMHSA.HHS.gov Phone: 240-276-1418

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

SAMHSA applications are peer-reviewed according to the evaluation criteria listed in the RFA. Decisions to fund a grant are based on: -The strengths and weaknesses of the application as identified by peer reviewers; -When the individual award is over $150,000, approval by the Center for Mental Health Services? National Advisory Council; -availability of funds; -equitable distribution of awards in terms of geography (including urban, rural, and remote settings) and balance among populations of focus and program size.



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