Program Description

Expand health insurance outreach, education and enrollment efforts that are targeted to eligible uninsured individuals and help newly insured understand, utilize and retain their new health insurance benefits in rural communities.

General Program Requirements


Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Two of our projects explicitly but not exclusively serve native communities:

  1. Casa Saludable Consortium lead by the Southeast Arizona AHEC inquiries can be directed to Gail Emrick.
  2. 2. Rural Outreach Benefits Counseling Program lead by St. Mary's Hospital in Idaho. Inquiries can be directed to Pam McBride.

Program Contact Information

Cassie Phillips
Public Health Analyst

Additional Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number93.912
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Can the funding from the program be renewedNo
Funding TypeDiscretionary
Entities Eligible for Grant AssistanceFederally Recognized Tribes and Tribal Organizations, Non-Tribal Entities
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)3,000
Length of ProgramFunded through July 2018
Recurring Base Funding for TribesNo
Do Tribes compete with other entities for funding from the program?Yes
Tribes Funded by this ProgramNo tribes received direct funding

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