General Technical Assistance Conference Call
Expanded services supplemental funds support increased access to preventive and primary health care services, including oral health, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, and/or enabling services at existing health center sites. HRSA expects to award between $270 and $335 million through formula-based supplements. Final funding levels will be determined following enactment of FY 2011 appropriations for the Section 330 program. All eligible grantees will be notified of the maximum amount they are eligible to receive.
Health Center Program grantees requesting expanded services funds must demonstrate how these funds will be used to expand medical capacity and services to underserved populations in their service areas. To receive funding, applicants must propose to expand existing primary care medical capacity by adding new medical providers, increasing the availability of medical services, and/or expanding hours of operations. Applicants may also propose to utilize a portion of expanded services funds to do one or more of the following:
The program is authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act) ((P.L. 111-148).
Existing health centers currently receiving funding as of September 30, 2010, under the Health Center Program are eligible for expanded services funds:
Business, administrative and fiscal questions: Olusola Dada
Program questions: Expanded Services Team
Electronic submission questions: BPHC HelpLine or 1-877-974-BPHC (2742), Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm ET
EHB accounts and access: HRSA Call Center or 1-877-464-4772 Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm ET