The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) provides funding opportunities to transform how health care is delivered, expand access to health care, and support healthcare workforce training.

Funding Opportunity Announcements are updated and posted on www.grants.gov as they become available.

Grants and Demonstrations Awarded to the Commonwealth

Total Amount Awarded to the Commonwealth

As of 2/24/2015: $521,528,405.

The following charts list the grants that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has been awarded under PPACA and those grant applications still pending. Sections refer to the sections in the legislation.

Date AwardedSectionGrantAgencyAmount
2/19/20152951 Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Initiative  pdf format of Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting Init.
doc format of                             Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting Init.                DPH$1,439,443
12/22/20142793 Level 1F Establishment Grant  pdf format of Level 1F Establishment Grant
doc format of                             Level 1F Establishment Grant                Connector$3,289,882
12/17/20142793 Level 1E Establishment Grant  pdf format of Level 1E Establishment Grant
doc format of                             Level 1E Establishment Grant                Connector$9,718,991
9/25/20144002 State and Local Public Health Actions to Prevent Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke  pdf format of Prevent Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke
docx format of                             Prevent Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke                DPH$4,168,665
9/23/20144002 Lead Poisoning Prevention – Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention  pdf format of Lead Poisoning Prev. – Childhood Lead Poisoning Prev.
docx format of                             Lead Poisoning Prev. – Childhood Lead Poisoning Prev.                DPH$421,842
9/19/20141003Health Insurance Rate Review, Cycle IVDOI$1,179,000
9/17/20144002 Immunization - Enhance an Immunization Information System (IIS)  pdf format of Enhance an Immunization Information System (IIS)
doc format of                             Enhance an Immunization Information System (IIS)                DPH$700,000
8/13/20144002 Building and Strengthening Epidemiology, Laboratory and Health Information Systems Capacity in State Health Departments  pdf format of Building and Strengthening Epidemiology
doc format of                             Building and Strengthening Epidemiology                DPH$2,365,669*
8/4/20142951 Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Initiative  pdf format of Maternal, Infant, & Early Childhood Home Visiting Init.
doc format of                             Maternal, Infant, & Early Childhood Home Visiting Init.                DPH$1,331,952
6/3/20144206 Increasing Medical Partnerships to Advance Care and Treatment  pdf format of Increasing Med. Partnerships to Advance Care/Treatments
docx format of                             Increasing Med. Partnerships to Advance Care/Treatments                DPH$644,375
5/14/20143021 Duals Ombudsman Program Support: Massachusetts One Care Demonstration  pdf format of Massachusetts One Care Demonstration
docx format of                             Massachusetts One Care Demonstration                EOHHS$159,084
3/19/201410202 Balancing Incentive Program (BIP)  pdf format of Balancing Incentive Program (BIP)
doc format of                             Balancing Incentive Program (BIP)                MassHealth$110,600,000
9/26/20134002 Immunization Increasing Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Coverage Rates among Adolescents  pdf format of HPV Vaccination Coverage Rates among Adolescents
rtf format of                             HPV Vaccination Coverage Rates among Adolescents                DPH$794,303
9/23/20134002 National Public Health Improvement Initiative - Capacity Building Assistance to Strengthen Public Health Infrastructure and Performance - Laboratory Efficiencies Initiative Supplement  pdf format of Capacity Building Assistance to Strengthen Public....
rtf format of                             Capacity Building Assistance to Strengthen Public....                file size 14MBDPH$5,000
9/23/20131003 Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Initiative  pdf format of Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting Init.
doc format of                             Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting Init.                DOI$3,394,884
7/25/201310211- 10214 Massachusetts Pregnant and Parenting Teen Initiative  pdf format of Massachusetts Pregnant and Parenting Teen Initiative
doc format of                             Massachusetts Pregnant and Parenting Teen Initiative                DPH$1,500,000
2/21/20133021 State Innovation Models: Funding for Model Design and Model Testing Assistance  pdf format of Funding for Model Design and Model Testing Assistance
doc format of                             Funding for Model Design and Model Testing Assistance                EOHHS$44,011,924
2/20/20135603 Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Grant  pdf format of EMSC for Children State Partnership Grant
doc format of                             EMSC for Children State Partnership Grant                DPH$110,000
1/17/20131311 Cooperative Agreement to Support Establishment of State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges, Level 2  pdf format of Cooperative Agreement
doc format of                             Cooperative Agreement                Connector$80,225,650
12/21/20122701 Adult Medicaid Quality Grants Measuring and Improving the Quality of Care in Medicaid  pdf format of Grants Measuring and Improving Medicaid
rtf format of                             Grants Measuring and Improving Medicaid                EOHHS$1,982,666
9/27/20121311 Cooperative Agreement to Support Establishment of State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges, Level 1  pdf format of State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges
doc format of                             State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges                Connector$41,679,505
9/21/20124002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Supplement  pdf format of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Supplement
doc format of                             Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Supplement                DPH$136,246
9/19/20124002 Immunization Capacity Building Assistance to Strengthen Public Health Immunization Infrastructure and Performance  pdf format of Immunization Capacity Building Assistance
doc format of                             Immunization Capacity Building Assistance                DPH$900,000
9/11/20122405 The Enhanced Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) Options Counseling Program  pdf format of ADRC Options Counseling Program
doc format of                             ADRC Options Counseling Program                ELD$700,000
8/24/20121002 Affordable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants  pdf format of Affordable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants
doc format of                             Affordable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants                MassHealth$588,310
8/22/20124002, 4304 Building and Strengthening ELC Capacity  pdf format of Building and Strengthening ELC Capacity
doc format of                             Building and Strengthening ELC Capacity                file size 1MBDPH$2,758,115
3/21/20121311 Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement  pdf format of Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement
doc format of                             Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement                MassHealth/Connector/UMMS$8,895,029
2/22/20121311 Cooperative Agreement to Support Establishment of State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges, Level 1  pdf format of State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges
doc format of                             State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges                Connector$11,644,938
9/29/20114306Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration pdf format of sec-4306-childhood-obesity.pdf
doc format of                             sec-4306-childhood-obesity.doc                DPH$6,200,000
9/27/20114002Prevention and Public Health Fund Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Program pdf format of sec-4002-chronic-prev-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-4002-chronic-prev-narrative.doc                DPH$757,121
9/25/20114002, 4201 Mass. Community Transformation Grant (to serve Middlesex County)  pdf format of Community Transformation Grant
file size 3MB doc format of                             Community Transformation Grant                DPH$1,574,982
9/25/20114002, 4201 Mass. Core Community Transformation Grant  pdf format of Core Community Transformation Grant
doc format of                             Core Community Transformation Grant                DPH$1,505,006
9/22/20112951Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, Supplement pdf format of sec-2951-maternal-supplement.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2951-maternal-supplement.doc                DPH$1,463,681
9/22/20112951Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program pdf format of sec-2951-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2951-narrative.doc                DPH$7,591,534
9/20/20111003Premium Rate Review pdf format of sec-1003-premium-rate-review-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-1003-premium-rate-review-narrative.doc                DOI$3,385,165
8/31/20114002 National Public Health Improvement Initiative Supplemental Funds  pdf format of Health Improvement Initiative Supplemental Funds
doc format of                             Health Improvement Initiative Supplemental Funds                DPH$993, 662
8/25/20114002Capacity Building Assistance to Strengthen Public Health Immunization Infrastructure and Performance pdf format of sec-4002-immun-infrastructure-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-4002-immun-infrastructure-narrative.doc                file size 1MBDPH$2,570,827
8/25/20114002Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program, Supplemental Funds pdf format of sec-4002-tobacco.pdf
doc format of                             sec-4002-tobacco.doc                DPH$118,894
8/15/20114002, 4304DPH$1,657,944
4/5/20112602State Demonstrations to Integrate Care for Dual Eligible Individuals pdf format of sec-2602-state-demos-to-integrate-care.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2602-state-demos-to-integrate-care.doc                EOHHS$1,000,000
2/22/20112403Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Grant Demonstration pdf format of sec-2403-110107.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2403-110107.doc                EOHHS$110,000,000
2/16/20111311Early Innovator Exchange Grant pdf format of Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement
doc format of                             Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement
MassHealth/Connector/UMMS$35,591,333
10/19/20101002Office of Health Insurance Consumer Assistance pdf format of 100909-section-1002-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             100909-section-1002-narrative.doc                EOHHS$742,888
9/30/20101311State Planning and Establishment Grants for Exchanges pdf format of sec-1311-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-1311-narrative.doc                Connector$1,000,000
9/30/20102953Personal Responsibility Education Grant Program pdf format of sec-2953-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2953-narrative.doc                DPH$1,062,646
9/28/20105102State Health Care Workforce Development Grants pdf format of workforce-development-planning-grants.pdf
doc format of                             workforce-development-planning-grants.doc                EOLWD$149,271
9/28/201010212-10214Pregnancy Assistance Fund pdf format of sec-10214-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-10214-narrative.doc                DPH$1,648,438
9/27/20105507Personal and Home Care Aide State Training Program pdf format of sec-5507-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-5507-narrative.doc                EOHHS$2,400,000
9/27/20104002Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Grant pdf format of sec-4002-brfss-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-4002-brfss-narrative.doc                DPH$363,637
9/27/20103306Outreach and Assistance for Low-Income Programs pdf format of ship-aaa-adrc-outreach-funds.pdf
doc format of                             ship-aaa-adrc-outreach-funds.doc                ELD$1,005,909
9/27/20102405Aging and Disability Resource Centers - Options Counseling pdf format of sec-2405-adrc-options-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2405-adrc-options-narrative.doc                ELD$500,000
9/27/20102405Aging and Disability Resource Centers - Care Transitions pdf format of sec-2405-adrc-outreach-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2405-adrc-outreach-narrative.doc                ELD$400,000
9/24/20104304Epidemiology-Laboratory Capacity Grants pdf format of sec-4304-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-4304-narrative.doc                DPH$718,230
9/24/20104002CDC HIV Surveillance Grant pdf format of 100909-section-1002-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             100909-section-1002-narrative.doc                DPH$89,000
9/24/20104201Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program pdf format of sec-4201-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-4201-narrative.doc                DPH$83,924
9/21/20104002Strengthening Public Health Infrastructure to Improve Health Outcomes pdf format of ADRC Options Counseling Program
doc format of                             ADRC Options Counseling Program                DPH$1,960,128
9/21/20102403Money Follows the Person Planning Grant pdf format of sec-2403-money-follows-person-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             sec-2403-money-follows-person-narrative.doc                EOHHS$199,905
8/16/20101003Health Insurance Premium Review pdf format of grant-narrative.pdf
doc format of                             grant-narrative.doc                DOI$1,000,000
7/15/20102951Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visitation Grants pdf format of Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement
doc format of                             Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement
 Grant Presentation ppt format of home-visiting.ppt
file size 3MB doc format of                             home-visiting.doc
DPH$500,000

Grants and Demonstrations Pending

DateSectionTitleAgency
2/17/20154304 Domestic Ebola Supplement to Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Grant  pdf format of Domestic Ebola Supplement
doc format of                             Domestic Ebola Supplement                DPH
12/19/20144002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  pdf format of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
doc format of                             Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)                DPH

*$1,328,018 of this award is funded by §4002 of the ACA.

Agency Key

  • Connector: Health Connector
  • DOI: Division of Insurance
  • DPH: Department of Public Health
  • ELD: Executive Office of Elder Affairs
  • EOHHS: Executive Office of Health and Human Services
  • EOLWD: Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
  • MassHealth: Massachusetts Medicaid Program
  • UMMS: University of Massachusetts Medical School

This information is provided by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.