93.634 (2020) Support for Beneficiary Counseling Programs for States Participating in the Medicare - Medicaid Financial Alignment Initiative - SHIP
CSFA Number: 402-06-2248
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
618-40206-1900-0200
Agency Contact
Sandy Leith
217 785-4047
Sandy.Leith@Illinois.Gov
Short Description
The program ensures that the beneficiaries of the Financial Alignment Demonstration models, as well as their caregivers and representatives, have access to personal-centered assistance in resolving problems related to the plans and providers.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Consumer Protection
Enabling Legislation
Statutory Authority: section 1115A of the Social Security Act (added by section 3021 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148).
Objectives and Goals
CMS is presenting this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to ensure that the beneficiaries of the Financial Alignment Demonstration models ? as well as their caregivers and authorized representatives -- have access to person-centered assistance in resolving problems related to the Plans and providers.
Types of Assistance
Cooperative Agreements
Uses and Restrictions
CMS is presenting this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to ensure that the beneficiaries of the Financial Alignment Demonstration models ? as well as their caregivers and authorized representatives -- have access to person-centered assistance in resolving problems related to the Plans and providers.
Eligibility Requirements
States which have signed an MOU with CMS to implement one of the financial alignment demonstration models. Enrollees and caregivers in the Financial Alignment Demonstration,.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Awards will be made to state agencies to implement ombudsman and counseling programs to support the Financial Alignment Demonstration.
Assistance Consideration
States which have signed an MOU with CMS to implement one of the financial alignment demonstration models.
Post Assistance Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.Semi-Annual and data reports. Quarterly reporting will be required. Semi-Annual progress reports will be required. Quarterly expenditure reports will be required. Performance monitoring is not applicable.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 200.503Accounting and Programmatic records must be maintained for three years.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Not Applicable.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $400,610
FY 2021 : $401,094
FY 2022 : $401,094
FY 2023 : $300,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
DetailsSHIPM2020Not Applicable09/18/2019 - 11/05/2019 : 2:30 PM
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