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 9/30/2014: $506,379,989.

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
9/25/20144002State 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 StrokeDPH$4,168,665
9/23/20144002Lead 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
8/13/20144002Building 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 EpidemiologyDPH$2,365,669*
8/4/20142951Maternal, 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
6/3/20144206Increasing 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/TreatmentsDPH$644,375
5/14/20143021Duals Ombudsman Program Support: Massachusetts One Care Demonstration pdf format of Massachusetts One Care Demonstration
docx format of Massachusetts One Care DemonstrationEOHHS$159,084
3/19/201410202Balancing Incentive Program (BIP) pdf format of Balancing Incentive Program (BIP)
doc format of Balancing Incentive Program (BIP)MassHealth$110,600,000
9/26/20134002Immunization 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 AdolescentsDPH$794,303
9/23/20134002National 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
9/23/20131003Maternal, 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- 10214Massachusetts Pregnant and Parenting Teen Initiative pdf format of Massachusetts Pregnant and Parenting Teen Initiative
doc format of Massachusetts Pregnant and Parenting Teen InitiativeDPH$1,500,000
2/21/20133021State 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 AssistanceEOHHS$44,011,924
2/20/20135603Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Grant pdf format of EMSC for Children State Partnership Grant
doc format of EMSC for Children State Partnership GrantDPH$110,000
1/17/20131311Cooperative Agreement to Support Establishment of State-Operated Health Insurance Exchanges, Level 2 pdf format of Cooperative Agreement
doc format of Cooperative AgreementConnector$80,225,650
12/21/20122701Adult 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 MedicaidEOHHS$1,982,666
9/27/20121311Cooperative 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 ExchangesConnector$41,679,505
9/21/20124002Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Supplement pdf format of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Supplement
doc format of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System SupplementDPH$136,246
9/19/20124002Immunization Capacity Building Assistance to Strengthen Public Health Immunization Infrastructure and Performance pdf format of Immunization Capacity Building Assistance
doc format of Immunization Capacity Building AssistanceDPH$900,000
9/11/20122405The Enhanced Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) Options Counseling Program pdf format of ADRC Options Counseling Program
doc format of ADRC Options Counseling ProgramELD$700,000
8/24/20121002Affordable 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 GrantsMassHealth$588,310
8/22/20124002, 4304Building 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
3/21/20121311Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement pdf format of Early Innovator Exchange Grant Supplement
doc format of Early Innovator Exchange Grant SupplementMassHealth/Connector/UMMS$8,895,029
2/22/20121311Cooperative 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 ExchangesConnector$11,644,938
9/29/20114306Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration pdf format of sec-4306-childhood-obesity.pdf
doc format of sec-4306-childhood-obesity.docDPH$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.docDPH$757,121
9/25/20114002, 4201Mass. Community Transformation Grant (to serve Middlesex County) pdf format of Community Transformation Grant
file size 3MB doc format of Community Transformation GrantDPH$1,574,982
9/25/20114002, 4201Mass. Core Community Transformation Grant pdf format of Core Community Transformation Grant
doc format of Core Community Transformation GrantDPH$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.docDPH$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.docDPH$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.docDOI$3,385,165
8/31/20114002National Public Health Improvement Initiative Supplemental Funds pdf format of Health Improvement Initiative Supplemental Funds
doc format of Health Improvement Initiative Supplemental FundsDPH$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.docDPH$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.docEOHHS$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.docEOHHS$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.docEOHHS$742,888
9/30/20101311State Planning and Establishment Grants for Exchanges pdf format of sec-1311-narrative.pdf
doc format of sec-1311-narrative.docConnector$1,000,000
9/30/20102953Personal Responsibility Education Grant Program pdf format of sec-2953-narrative.pdf
doc format of sec-2953-narrative.docDPH$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.docEOLWD$149,271
9/28/201010212-10214Pregnancy Assistance Fund pdf format of sec-10214-narrative.pdf
doc format of sec-10214-narrative.docDPH$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.docEOHHS$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.docDPH$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.docELD$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.docELD$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.docELD$400,000
9/24/20104304Epidemiology-Laboratory Capacity Grants pdf format of sec-4304-narrative.pdf
doc format of sec-4304-narrative.docDPH$718,230
9/24/20104002CDC HIV Surveillance Grant pdf format of 100909-section-1002-narrative.pdf
doc format of 100909-section-1002-narrative.docDPH$89,000
9/24/20104201Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program pdf format of sec-4201-narrative.pdf
doc format of sec-4201-narrative.docDPH$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 ProgramDPH$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.docEOHHS$199,905
8/16/20101003Health Insurance Premium Review pdf format of grant-narrative.pdf
doc format of grant-narrative.docDOI$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
7/31/20144002Immunization - 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
7/31/20144002The Immunization Capacity Building Assistance for Infrastructure Enhancements to Meet Interoperability Requirements pdf format of The Immunization Capacity Building Assistance
doc format of The Immunization Capacity Building AssistanceDPH

*$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.