U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Transforming Health Care for Children and Youth with EpilepsyDeadline: April 11, 2019
The Transforming Health Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy (CYE) Program’s purpose is to increase access to coordinated, quality health care in a patient/family-centered medical home for CYE residing in rural and/or medically underserved areas. This will be accomplished by supporting quality improvement (QI) networks to address four content areas: (1) increasing access to specialists through telehealth and telemedicine strategies; (2) increasing family engagement at various levels across the health care system; (3) improving the transition from pediatric to adult health care; and (4) increasing communication, collaboration, and co-management between primary care providers and epilepsy specialty providers.
Amount: An estimated $2,912,000 is available to make approximately seven awards up to $416,000 each.
Eligibility: Any domestic public or private entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal organization; and domestic faith-based and community-based organizations.