Ryan White HIV/AIDS Dental Reimbursement and Community Based Dental Partnership Grants

 

Dental Reimbursement Program (DRP): To partially compensates dental schools, postdoctoral dental education programs, and dental hygiene education programs for unreimbursed costs they have incurred in providing oral health services to persons living with HIV. Reimbursement will be made for documenting the number of HIV patients served and the unreimbursed oral health costs incurred by each institution as compared with the total number of patients served and costs incurred by all eligible applicants. The purpose of the Dental Reimbursement program is to reduce the unmet oral health care needs of persons living with HIV and provide clinical training for dental and hygiene students and dental residents.

Community Based Dental Partnership Program (CBDPP): To increase access to oral health care services for persons living with HIV, while at the same time providing education and clinical training for dental and hygiene students and residents and other dental providers in community-based settings. This is achieved through multi-partner collaborations between dental and dental hygiene education programs and community-based dentist and dental clinics, marked by shared expertise and resources.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.924
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Health Resources and Services Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Formula Grants; Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Section 2692(b) of the Public Health Service Act, (42 U.S.C. 300ff-111) as amended the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-87).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Applicants are limited to dental schools and other dental education programs, that are described in Section 2692(b)(1)(B) of the Public Health Service Act which were described in 777(b)(4)(B) Public Health Service Act as such section was in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of the Health Professions Partnerships Education Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-392) [“postdoctoral dental education program means a program sponsored by a school of dentistry, a hospital, or a public or private institution that offers postdoctoral training in the specialties of dentistry, advanced education in general dentistry, or a dental general practice residency”]. In addition, dental hygiene programs that are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation are also eligible.

Applicants must be located in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa or the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau. Federally recognized Indian Tribal Government and Native American Organizations are considered, if they meet eligibility requirements.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Persons living with HIV infection.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants should review the individual HRSA funding opportunity announcement issued under this CFDA program for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package. Applicants for Dental Reimbursement program and recipients for the Community Based Dental Partnership Program must be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. 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. HRSA requires all applicants to apply electronically through Grants.gov.
Award Procedure
Dental Reimbursement Program: All qualified applicants will receive funds utilizing a formula type process dividing the unreimbursed costs for each applicant by the total unreimbursed cost across all applications, then multiplying by the amount available for the Dental Reimbursement Program.

Community Based Dental Partnership Program: All qualified applications will be forwarded to an objective review committee. Based on the advice of the objective review committee, the HRSA program official with delegated authority is responsible for final selection and funding decisions.
Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Award.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Those dental schools, postdoctoral dental education programs and dental hygiene education programs, that submit applications documenting unreimbursed costs of oral health care provided to patients with HIV/AIDS and are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Applicants for the Community Based Dental Partnership are reviewed by an objective review committee based on the following criteria: Need, Response, Evaluative Measures, Impact, Resources/Capabilities, and Support Requested.
How may assistance be used?
Dental Reimbursement: Funds are restricted to dental schools, postdoctoral dental education programs, and dental hygiene education programs which submit an application documenting unreimbursed costs of oral health care provided to patients with HIV.
CBDPP Grants: Limited to dental schools, postdoctoral dental education programs, and dental hygiene education programs.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
A Dental Services Report (DSR) is required for both the Dental Reimbursement Program and Community Based Dental Partnership Program. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. Expenditure reports are not applicable. 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
Community Based Dental Partnership Program: Recipients are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 years after the date they submit the Federal Financial Report (FFR). If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the award 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.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Reimbursement of uncompensated costs incurred in the prior year. Community-Based Dental Partnership grants may be made for up to five-year project periods. Continued support beyond the first year is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of Federal funds. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Recipients draw down funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Headquarters Office
Mahyar Mofidi 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 6W04, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Phone: (301) 443-2075
Website Address
http://www.hrsa.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0350-0-1-550.
Obligations
(Formula Grants) FY 14 $8,715,917; FY 15 est $8,700,000; and FY 16 est $8,700,000 - Dental Reimbursement Program (Formula Distribution). (Project Grants) FY 14 $3,538,515; FY 15 est $3,538,515; and FY 16 est $3,538,515 - Community Based Dental Partnership Program.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Dental Reimbursement: $907 to $864,222; $155,641.
Community-Based Dental Partnership grants: $219,230 to $364,172; $294,876.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Effective December 26, 2014, all administrative and audit requirements and the cost principles that govern federal monies associated with this award will be subject to the Uniform Guidance 2 CFR 200 as codified by HHS at 45 CFR 75, which supersede the previous administrative and audit requirements and cost principles that govern federal monies.

HRSA awards are subject to the requirements of the HHS Grants Policy Statement (HHS GPS) that are applicable based on recipient type and purpose of award. The HHS GPS is available at http://www.hrsa.gov/grants.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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