Request for Proposals (RFPs)
You may review a printable list of all RFPs scheduled and released at this time.
You may review a printable list of all grants that have been awarded to date.
The goal of the Minnesota Accountable Communities for Health Grant Program is to advance new and innovative relationships by engaging a broad range of providers, public health, and communities to plan for population health improvement activities and patient-centered coordinated care, with increasing financial accountability for outcomes. Accountable Communities for Health supports the broad goals of the Minnesota Accountable Health Model related to providing Minnesotans with better value in health care through integrated, accountable care using innovative care delivery models that are responsive to local health needs.
$4,440,000 will be available for implementation of up to 12 two-year grants of up to $370,000. Eligible applicants are tribes, community or consumer organizations, public health, health plans, counties, health care providers, or any other non-profit or for profit entity located in the State of Minnesota. Applications are due October 20, 2014 by 4:00 p.m. CST
Click on the links below to access the Request for Proposals and accompanying forms:
Revised to include essential infrastructure review criteria. See page 24 of RFP.
Additional resources for applicants on Accountable Communities for Health:
An informational webinar was held September 10, 2014.
Please submit questions on the Accountable Communities for Health grant program page. All submitted questions will receive a response. A comprehensive Q&A document of all submissions is updated regularly.
The goal of the Minnesota Emerging Professions Integration Grant Program is to foster the integration of emerging professions – Community Health Worker, Community Paramedic, and Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist – into the workforce in roles that support the broad goals of the Minnesota Accountable Health Model related to providing coordinated care, across settings, for complex patients, populations and models of accountable care.
Up to $120,000 will be available, for four grants of up to $30,000 each, to support the integration of an emerging professional. Eligible applicants are any type of organization that has the capacity to employ an emerging professional.
Applications are due September 19, 2014 by 4:00 p.m. CST
An informational call will be held August 6, 2014, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (Call-in Number: 1-888-742-5095, Passcode: 5163675926)
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) requests proposals to develop and disseminate Minnesota e-Health Roadmaps to Advance the Minnesota Accountable Health Model (e-Health Roadmaps) for the settings of long-term and post-acute care, local public health, behavioral health, and social services. Each e-Health Roadmap will describe a path forward and a framework for a setting to enable providers to effectively use e-health to participate in the Minnesota Accountable Health Model (http://www.mn.gov/sim)
There is up to $600,000 available to be distributed competitively through the e-Health Roadmap Request for Proposal (RFP).
Key Procurement Dates
April 22, 2014: RFP Informational Webinar
May 5, 2014: Written questions due to MDH
May 16, 2014: Non-binding Letters of Intent to Respond due to MDH
June 19, 2014: Proposal due to MDH
The suggested cost proposal budget form is available below as a Word document.
For questions about this funding opportunity contact Kari Guida at Kari.Guida@state.mn.us.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) requests proposals for the Minnesota Accountable Health Model e-Health Grant Program. The grants are intended to support readiness to advance the Minnesota Accountable Health Model and to prepare for potential participation in accountable communities for health.
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.
In 2014, up to $4 million is available for the following:
Non-binding Letters of Intent to Respond are due on Thursday, March 27, 2014, and proposals are due Monday, May 5, 2014.
For questions about this funding opportunity contact Anne Schloegel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota Accountable Health Model: Continuum of Accountability Matrix Assessment Tool (Word 112KB/ 20pg)
Completion of this tool is a requirement for the Grant RFP.