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Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA)

FY 2013 NHHCIA Application Technical Assistance

FY 2013 NHHCIA Funding Opportunity Announcement HRSA-13-238

  • To find the application, click here
  • To apply to this FOA, click here >> application due date: June 7, 2013

Purpose of the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act Funding

The Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 11705 and 11706), is a Congressional Special Initiative with the purpose of improving provision of comprehensive disease prevention, health promotion, and primary care services to Native Hawaiians in Hawaii.

The NHHCIA authorizes funding opportunities for the following activities:

  • Service grant to Papa Ola Lokahi (POL) for the activities described in the NHHCIA, including the coordination of the health care program and services provided to Native Hawaiians.
  • Service grants to the five recognized community-based Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems (NHHCS) to provide a full range of services identified by the legislation and tailored to fit the needs of their respective island communities.

Eligible Applicants

Applicants are limited to currently funded Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems and Papa Ola Lokahi (POL).

Forms and Sample Documents



Program Questions
Beth Levitz | | 301-594-4300
HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care, Office of Policy and Program Development

Budget Questions
Christie Walker | | 301-443-7742
HRSA Office of Federal Assistance Management, Division of Grants Management Operations

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