Drug Vial Size Report
The purpose of the program is to conduct a study that highlights Federal healthcare costs, safety and quality concerns associated with discarded drugs that result from disproportionate vial sizes.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Public Law Senate Report-114-274
CMS shall enter into an agreement with the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine [the Academies] to conduct a study on the Federal healthcare costs, safety, and quality concerns associated with discarded drugs that results from weight-based dosing of medicines contained in single dose vials as stated in Senate report 114–274. The Committee recommendation includes $1,200,000 of the resources provided in Program Operations for this activity and CMS is directed to provide an update to the Committee’s on Appropriations 15 days after the enactment of this act and every 90 days thereafter until the report is completed. CMS and the Academies are encouraged to consult with FDA.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
State, Local, Unemployed, Welfare Recipient, Sponsored organization, Low Income, Public nonprofit institution/organization, Other public institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments State, Intrastate, Local, Sponsored Organization, Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization, Other Public Institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Government, U.S. territory/possession, individual/family
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. N/A
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. All instructions covered by 2 CFR 200
If successful, Applicant will receive a Notice of Award (NoA) signed and dated by the HHS Grants Management Officer. The NoA is the document authorizing the grant award and will be issued to the applicant as listed on the SF-424 and available to the organization through the online grants management system used by CMS and awardee organizations. Any communication between HHS and Applicant prior to issuance of the NoA is not an authorization to begin performance of a project. If unsuccessful, Applicant will be notified by letter, sent electronically or through the U.S. Postal Service to the address as listed on its SF-424, within 30 days of the award date.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Approximately 30-45 days
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Funds will be available for services related to a study on the Federal healthcare costs, safety, and quality concerns associated with discarded drugs that results from weight-based dosing of medicines contained in single dose vials as stated in Senate report 114–274.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Quarterly progress reports will be used to monitor performance.
Daily attendance records, personnel records, property and equipment records.
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
Twelve months (1 year) from the date of award with 12 month budget period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
CMS Main Headquarters 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21244
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244 US
Deborah Pujals Keyser
7500 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21244 USA
(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18 FY 19 est $1,200,000.00; FY 20 -
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