[MMA News Now, Feb. 27, 2014] The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will grant up to $4 million this year to organizations that advance the Minnesota Accountable Health Model and prepare for potential participation in accountable communities for health as part of the Minnesota Accountable Health Model e-Health Grant Program.
Eligible applicants are Community Collaboratives that have at least two or more organizations participating in, or planning to participate in, an accountable care organization (ACO) or similar health care delivery model; or payment arrangements involving shared risk, shared savings or total cost of care.
Community Collaboratives must include a partner organization from at least one of the four priority settings of the Minnesota Accountable Health Model/SIM grant: local public health departments, long-term and post-acute care, behavioral health and social services.
Non-binding Letters of Intent to Respond are due March 27; proposals are due May 5.
For more information, visit the Minnesota Accountable Health Model RFPs webpage. If you have questions, contact the health department’s Anne Schloegel.