Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program

Section 417C of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to make grants to eligible entities for the purpose of carrying out programs to:
develop education


programs; disseminate information on radiogenic diseases and the importance of early detection; screen eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; provide appropriate referrals for medical treatment; and facilitate documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.  This grant program was developed in consultation with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Indian Health Service (IHS).  Within HRSA, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy administers the program, hereinafter referred to as the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program ( A successful applicant measures effectiveness and quality of services and continuously evolves their programs to achieve the greatest impact.  A successful RESEP applicant collaborates with other organizations while maintaining the integrity of federally funded programs by continuing to fulfill the mission, and comply with applicable laws, regulations and program expectations.  Applicants must provide a detailed description of a program designed to:  1) determine individuals¿ basic eligibility to apply for RECA compensation; 2) screen patients for radiogenic cancers and diseases; 3) provide further testing and/or referrals, as indicated, for the diagnosis and treatment of patients screened; and 4) develop and disseminate public information and education programs for the detection, screening, prevention and treatment of radiogenic cancers and diseases.

Who's Eligible

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Only the organizations located in the high-impact States cited in the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (P.L.

106-245); i.e., Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming are eligible to apply.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 155 South, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Agency Email Description:
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

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