National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC)

 

CDC, will increase the competency of health care and public health workers and the capability of health care facilities to deliver efficient and effective Ebola patient care through the nationwide, regional network for Ebola and other infectious diseases. Comprised of staff from hospitals that have successfully evaluated and treated Ebola patients in the U.S., and in collaboration with staff from CDC and ASPR, the NETEC will offer expertise, education, training, technical assistance, peer review assessments, recognition reporting, and, if feasible, certification to regional Ebola and other special pathogen centers, state- and jurisdiction-based Ebola treatment centers, and assessment hospitals expertise, education regional Ebola and other special pathogen treatment centers, state- and jurisdiction-based Ebola treatment centers, and assessment hospitals.
This cooperative agreement will support a single consortium agreement, under which the awardee collaborates with one or more other organizations in carrying out the cooperative agreement-supported activities of the NETEC.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.825
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Office of the Secretary
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Title VI of Division G of the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 and Public Health Service Act, Section 311 (42 U.S.C. 243).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants are limited to health care facilities that have safely and successfully evaluated and treated patients with Ebola in the U.S. The lead applicant will collaborate, coordinate, plan, and work directly with the other facilities on appropriate activities described in the individual funding opportunity announcement, as well as distribute the funds from the funding opportunity announcement to support those activities.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Public health departments, hospitals and supporting health care systems.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants should review the individual funding opportunity announcement documents issued under this CFDA for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Grant applications and required forms for this program can be obtained from Grants.gov. Please visit the Grants.gov Web site at www.grants.gov to both find and apply for all Federal grant opportunities
Award Procedure
Notification is made in writing through a Notice of Award issued from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Applications that successfully proceed through the initial screening (as outlined in the funding opportunity announcement) will be objectively reviewed based upon the review criterial specified in the funding opportunity. Applications selected for funding will be processed and the applicant notified in writing through the issuance of a Notice of Award from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
How may assistance be used?
HHS will provide funding to health care facilities that have safely and successfully evaluated and treated patients with Ebola in the U.S. to support a consortium agreement to establish the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC). The NETEC will increase the competency of health care and public health workers and the capability of health care facilities to deliver efficient and effective Ebola patient care through the nationwide, regional network for Ebola and other infectious diseases. Comprised of staff from hospitals that have successfully evaluated and treated Ebola patients in the U.S., and in collaboration with staff from CDC and ASPR, the NETEC will offer expertise, education, training, technical assistance, peer review assessments, recognition reporting, and, if feasible, certification to regional Ebola and other special pathogen centers, state- and jurisdiction-based Ebola treatment centers, and assessment hospitals expertise, education regional Ebola and other special pathogen treatment centers, state- and jurisdiction-based Ebola treatment centers, and assessment hospitals.

Applicants should review the individual funding opportunity announcement document for specific information about the use of funds for this program. HHS will provide funding to health care facilities that have safely and successfully evaluated and treated patients with Ebola in the U.S. to support a consortium agreement to establish the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC). The NETEC will increase the competency of health care and public health workers and the capability of health care facilities to deliver efficient and effective Ebola patient care through the nationwide, regional network for Ebola and other infectious diseases. Comprised of staff from hospitals that have successfully evaluated and treated Ebola patients in the U.S., and in collaboration with staff from CDC and ASPR, the NETEC will offer expertise, education, training, technical assistance, peer review assessments, recognition reporting, and, if feasible, certification to regional Ebola and other special pathogen centers, state- and jurisdiction-based Ebola treatment centers, and assessment hospitals expertise, education regional Ebola and other special pathogen treatment centers, state- and jurisdiction-based Ebola treatment centers, and assessment hospitals.

Applicants should review the individual funding opportunity announcement document for specific information about the use of funds for this program. Applicants should review the individual funding opportunity announcement document for specific funding restrictions for this program.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
No program reports are required. Recipients must report cash transaction data via the Payment Management System (PMS) using the cash transaction data elements captured on the Federal Financial Report (FFR), Standard Form (SF) 425. Recipients will utilize the “Transactions” section of SF425 in lieu of the SF272. The FFR SF425 cash Transaction Report is due 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter. Semi-annual and year-end annual progress reports are required. Recipients are required to submit the FFR SF425 Federal Financial Report (FFR) semi-annually within 30 days after the first 6 month period and within 90 days of the budget period end date. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
Auditing
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 200.503.
Records
Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records for a minimum of 3 years after the end of the grant period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the record has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. More detailed information regarding retention requirements are provided in Title 45 CFR Part 75.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Project period is 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Melissa Harvey Division of National Healthcare Preparedness Programs, Office of Emergency Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 C Street, SW, RM C4K12, Washington, DC 20024, Washington, District of Columbia 20024 Email: Melissa.Harvey@hhs.gov Phone: (202) 692-4673
Website Address
http://www.phe.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0140-0-1-551.
Obligations
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 14 $0; FY 15 est $4,242,396; and FY 16 est $2,271,301
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
12,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
This program is subject to the provisions of OMB 2 CFR Part 200 (subparts A through F), HHS Administrative Requirements, which can be found in 45 CFR Part 75
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.