American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program Guide
Office of National Coordinator for Health IT
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Federal Program Information
Federal Program Description Funding support for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT), including grant and loan opportunities and other programs for health information technology.  Seeks to create a nationwide health information technology infrastructure to improve health care quality and coordination and to reduce medical errors and costs.
CFDA Number 93.718 and 93.719
Assistance Type Project Grants
ARRA Citation Title VIII, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office for the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, Pages 65-66
ARRA Reporting ONC and other agencies administering HITECH funded activities will work closely with Federal partners to codify agreements that will support the reporting of all Recovery Act activities in compliance with Section 2.9 of the OMB February 18, 2009 Guidance. MOU language will be developed with the relevant agency outlining the expectations for information to be gathered, frequency of reporting, ability to assure that the data are reliable, timely and complete.  Recipient reporting as required by ARRA Section 1512.
Federal Agency Department of Health and Human Services
NYS Information
NYS Program Title Health Information Technology
NYS Agency Department of Health
Contact Robert W. Reed
Phone 518-474-8565
Program Funding
National Total $2 billion
NYS Share Unknown; the discretionary portion, through grants via State cooperative agreements to promote HIT planning and implementation projects, has an award floor of $4 million and ceiling amount of $40 million
Flow of Funds >Some by discretionary grants directly to States or State-designated entities; other amounts through open competitive grants.
Deadline Varies by program
Federal Grant Notice(s)
Status Open
Title State Grants to Promote HIT Planning & Implementation Projects
Eligible Entries >States or qualified state designated entities (SDEs)
Deadline Letter of intent - 09/11/09; full application - 10/16/09
Status Open
Title HIT Extension Program: Regional Centers
Eligible Entries Nonprofits having 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higer education
Deadline Funds to be awarded in three cycles: first, preliminary applicat
Awards and Outcomes