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HRSA Issues Regulatory Update

The United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has issued an update on its regulatory activities.  HRSA highlights its 2017 accomplishments, funding for its HIV/AIDS dental reimbursement program, and a free Webinar on medical-legal partnerships being held on January 9, 2018, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.  You can read the complete HRSA regulatory update, with links to additional resources, below.

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December 21, 2017

Our year in review

Every year we make significant strides to accomplish our mission. 2017 was no different. Discover what we've accomplished together this year.

Check out our 2017 Year In Review infographic (PDF - 540 KB).

screen capture of the HRSA Year in review 2017 infographic

New resources on trauma, suicide prevention, and intimate partner violence

silhouette photo of a person sitting on the floor with their head in their handsThe SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) has new and revised webpages on Trauma, Suicide Prevention, and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) - which are often interrelated issues. Trauma is highly prevalent and a major risk factor for suicide and IPV.

The updated pages feature many of the best nationwide resources on these topics, tailored to behavioral health and primary care organizations.

For questions, contact CIHS.

Doxing and other cyberbulling tactics

photo of two people with phones“Doxing” is a form of online harassment used to exact revenge and to threaten and destroy the privacy of individuals by making their personal information public, including addresses, social security, credit card and phone numbers, links to social media accounts, and other private data.

Learn more about doxing and other forms of cyberbullying.

Essential Community Providers (ECP) for 2019 – act by Friday, December 22

photo of a us map with a stethoscope lying on top of itThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight released a draft ECP list for Plan Year 2019.

Providers who wish to submit corrections, updates, or requests for inclusion can do so until the deadline on Friday, December 22.

Provide comments on the draft 2019 ECP list.

Webinar: Medical-Legal Partnership in action – adapting MLP to your center and community

January 9, 2 - 3:30 p.m. ET

photo of two people shaking hands, one has a stethoscope around their neckThis webinar aims to help participants understand the MLP approach and field, and how it aligns with existing health centers' services and priorities, especially enabling services.

It will also discuss the opportunities for multi-sector engagement across all health centers and civil legal aid offices with a focus on population health strategies.

The webinar will be helpful to HRSA grantees, healthcare providers, public health officials, community-based organizations and legal aid advocates wanting to learn more about how this intervention could work in their community.

It will be held January 9 from 2-3:30 p.m. ET.

Register for the webinar.

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Funding Opportunities

Health Workforce

Regional Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) Program - Apply by January 19

Preventive Medicine Residency Program - Apply by January 26

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPC) Training Program - Apply by January 29

Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Training Primary Care Champions - Apply by January 30


Healthcare Systems

Increasing Organ Donation Awareness - Apply by February 12



Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C HIV Early Intervention Services Program: New Geographic Service Areas - Apply by January 2

Resilient and Responsive Health Systems (RRHS) Initiative – South Sudan - Apply by January 2

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Community Based Dental Partnership - January 19

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part D -- Women, Infants, Children, and Youth (WICY) Grants Supplemental Funding- Apply by January 30

Implementation of Evidence-Informed Behavioral Health Models to Improve HIV Health Outcomes for Black Men who Have Sex with Men – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Provider- Apply by February 5

Implementation of Evidence-Informed Behavioral Health Models to Improve HIV Health Outcomes for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men - Demonstration Sites- Apply by February 5

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Program- Apply by March 9

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Reimbursement Program - March 23


Maternal & Child Health

National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Initiative - Apply by January 3

Thalassemia Program - Apply by January 8

Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Program - Apply by January 8

R40 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Secondary Data Analysis Research (SDAR) Program - Apply by January 8

R40 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program - Apply by January 8

Advancing Systems of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs - Apply by January 16

Children's Safety Network Program - Apply by January 16

Family-to-Family Health Information Centers - Apply by January 17

Bright Futures Pediatric Implementation Program- Apply by February 5


Rural Health

Rapid Response Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies - Apply by February 20


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