Closing the Gap Between Standards Development and Implementation
To establish a mechanism for ongoing long-term collaborative engagement with Health Level 7 International (HL7) in order to support advancements in the technical standards necessary to achieve interoperability among health IT systems, and to reach the milestones identified in the Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, Pub. L. No. 115-31, Division H, Title II
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Sole source award to Health Level 7 International
The beneficiaries will include all health care organizations and patients using electronic health records.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application must be entered into Grants.gov.
The Notice of Grant Award (NGA) is signed by the ONC Grants Management Officer. The successful applicants' Authorized Representatives will receive the NGA electronically from ONC. The NGA is considered the official authorizing award document. The NGA will include amount of funds awarded, the terms and conditions of the cooperative agreement, the effective date of the award, the budget period for which support will be given, the total project period time frame, and the total approved budget.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Renewals will be available if the applicant is able to successfully show progress towards achieving specified goals.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Funds for this cooperative agreement can be used to provide a sub-recipient funds through a contract or subgrant.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reports will be developed by the ONC Project Officer prior to award of funds.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The assistance is available during the period of performance. Funds are released through the Payment Management System.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$1,360,000.00; FY 19 FY 20 FY 17$850,000.00; FY 16 est $0.00; - (Cooperative Agreements) FY 18 FY 19 est $1,360,000.00; FY 20 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200 Subparts B through D and F
Examples of Funded Projects