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					                                    HIT OPPORTUNITIES FOR CALIFORNIA RURAL PROVIDERS WITHIN ARRA - STATUS AS OF OCTOBER 7, 2




PROGRAM                                  FUNDING            AGENCY             WEBSITE              ELIGIBLE RECIPIENTS

Dept. of Health and Human Services       $2 billion

        HIE Planning and Developmen                         Office of the      http://www.hhs. State Designated
                                                            National           gov/healthit/   Entity (SDE)
                                                            Coordinator

         EHR Adoption Loan Programs                         ONC                http://www.hhs. SDE or Indian tribes
                                                                               gov/healthit/




          Health IT Extension Program                       ONC                http://www.hhs. Non-profits
                                                                               gov/healthit/




           Community Health Centers $1.5 billion            HRSA               www.hrsa.gov         330-CHCs
         Infrastructure (including HIT)

    Comparative Effectiveness Studies $1.1 billion          Agency for         www.ahrq.gov         Research centers,
                                                            Healthcare                              universities, non-
                                                            Research and                            profits
                                                            Quality
           Scientific research prorities $8.2 billion       National Institues http://grants.nih.   Research centers,
                                                            of Health          gov/recovery/        universities, non-
                                                                                                    profits
Dept of Agriculture                   $2.5 billion
   Distance learning and telemedicine loans and grants                          http://www.usda
                                                            Rural Utilities Services                Non-profits in rural
                           equipment                                            .gov/rus/telecom    areas or serving rural
                                                                                /dlt/dlt.htm        areas
 Wireless and broadband deployment $4.7 billion             National            http://www.ntia.    To be determined -
                           program                          Telecommunicati doc.gov/                typically states, non-
                                                            ons and                                 profits, in both rural
                                                            Information                             and urban areas -
                                                            Administration                          hearings in progress
                                                                                                    now
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid        $34 billion
Provider Incentive Payments for EMR               Medicare          www.cms.gov       Hospitals & physicians
                                 use                                                  - CAH hospitals have
                                                                                      $1.5 million cap on
                                                                                      reimbursement - will
                                                                                      be paid by carriers -
                                                                                      requires meaningful
                                                                                      use of EMR


Provider Incentive Payments for EMR               Medicaid          www.cms.gov       Medi-cal providers - to
                                 use                                                  be paid by state.
                                                                                      Some funding for start-
                                                                                      up. Requries
                                                                                      "meaningful use of
                                                                                      EMR
                                       Prepared by Speranza Avram and Associates for CSRHA - October 7, 2009
ATUS AS OF OCTOBER 7, 2009




           NEW INFORMATION            ADDITIONAL WEB INFO



           Strategic Plan is complete http://www.hie.ca.gov/H
           - state considering        IEPlan/tabid/72/Default.
           applications for SDE                 aspx

           Meanignful use matrix     http://healthit.hhs.gov/p
           updated mid-July          ortal/server.pt/gateway/
                                     PTARGS_0_10741_88755
                                     3_0_0_18/Proposed_Rev
                                     isions_to_Meaningful_Us
                                     e_post_7_16_2009_FINA
                                           L_PT1_508.pdf

           CAL-REC, a new non-       http://www.cpca.org/
           profit partnership of     govaffairs/caissues/do
           CPCA, CMA, and CAPH       cuments/CA_REC_Stra
           selected to submit $60
                                      tegy_CPCA_Oct4.pdf
           million request for
           funding for EHR tech
           assistance and support

           California Clinics received
           $109 million in latest
           round
           Funding announcements http://www.ahrq.gov/
           out - due date Dec. 16,     fund/grantix.htm
           2009

           Research grants being
           accepted in a wide
           variety of areas.

           NOFA released July 1,    http://broadbandusa.sc.
           2009 - grants due Aug.        egov.usda.gov/
           14, 2009
           Second announcement of http://broadbandusa.s
           grant funding for           c.egov.usda.gov/
           broadband anticipated in
           Nov/Dec.
                Meanignful use matrix       http://healthit.hhs.gov
                updated mid-July - final    /portal/server.pt?ope
                due late 2009               n=512&objID=1325&p
                                            arentname=Communit
                                            yPage&parentid=1&m
                                                    ode=2


                State of California
                developing policies for
                certifying meaningful use



tober 7, 2009

				
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