Enhance the Ability of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to transport patients with highly infectious diseases (HID)

Enhance state and local level emergency medical services operational plans for the management of confirmed or suspected high consequence infection disease, such as Ebola.

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 - None.

Website Address


Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
National Association Of State Emergency Medical Services Officials $ 349,999   2016-09-012018-02-28
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Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

To enhance the ability of state and/or local emergency medical services to safely and effectively transfer patients with confirmed or suspected high consequence infectious diseases, such as Ebola.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The applicant must be a nonprofit organization representing all of the 50 state emergency medical services officials.

Beneficiary Eligibility

EMS officials and operators at the state and local levels.


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.


Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. NA

Award Procedures



Jul 13, 2016 NA.


Title VI of Division G of the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 and section 311 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.



Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

18 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: NA.

Post Assistance Requirements


Awardees are required to electronically submit an annual program progress report.

Awardees must report cash transaction data using the Federal Financial Report (FFR), SF-425.

Recipients will utilize the SF-425 lines 10.a through 10.c to report cash transaction data to the Division of Payment Management.

The FFR SF-425 (lines 10.a through 10.c) is due to the Payment Management System 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter.

Awardees are required to electronically submit an annual program progress report.

The SF-425 will also be used for reporting of expenditure data to meet ASPR?s semi-annual and annual financial reporting requirement.

If the total value of your currently active grants, cooperative agreements, and procurement contracts from all Federal awarding agencies exceeds $10,000,000 for any period of time during the period of performance of this Federal award, then you must maintain the currency of information reported to the System for Award Management (SAM) that is made available in the designated integrity and performance system (currently the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)) about civil, criminal, or administrative proceedings described in paragraph 2 of Appendix XII to 2 CFR part 200?Award Term and Condition for Recipient Integrity and Performance Matters.

This is a statutory requirement under section 872 of Public Law 110-417, as amended (41 U.S.C.


As required by section 3010 of Public Law 111-212, all information posted in the designated integrity and performance system on or after April 15, 2011, except past performance reviews required for Federal procurement contracts, will be publicly available.

For more information about this reporting requirement related to recipient integrity and performance matters, see Appendix XII to 2 CFR Part 200.


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. If your organization receives $750,000 or greater of Federal funds, it must undergo an independent audit in accordance with 2 CFR 200/45 CFR part 75, subpart F or regulations and policy effective at the time of the award.



Financial Information

Account Identification



(Salaries) FY 16 $349,999; FY 17 est $350,000; and FY 18 est $350,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$250,000- $350,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None. NA.

Headquarters Office

Gregg S. Margolis 200 C. Street SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: gregg.margolis@hhs.gov Phone: 202-690-3830

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications that successfully proceed through the initial screening (as outlined in the funding opportunity announcement) will be objectively reviewed based upon the review criterial specified in the funding opportunity. Applications selected for funding will be processed and the applicant notified in writing through the issuance of a Notice of Award from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.

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