SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 2/22/2013 11:30 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $1 million in Enhancing Opioid Treatment Program Patient Continuity of Care through Data Interoperability grants


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Enhancing Opioid Treatment Program Patient Continuity of Care through Data Interoperability (OTP-CoC)grants totaling up to $1 million for one year. The purpose of this program is to provide resources to opioid treatment programs enabling them to implement certified electronic health record systems. These certified electronic systems will fulfill regulatory requirements and become interoperable with other patient health record systems – leading to the improvement of behavioral health outcomes.

SAMHSA expects that a total of up to $1 million will be available to provide up to 20 grant awards of up to $50,000 for one year. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY: Public, not for profit, SAMHSA-certified opioid treatment programs. [See Section III-1 of the RFA for complete eligibility information.]

HOW TO APPLY: You may request a complete application package from SAMHSA for TI-13-010 at 1-877-SAMHSA7 (726-4727) [TDD: 1-800-487-4889]. You also may download the required documents from the SAMHSA website at http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/apply.aspx.

Applications must be submitted through http://www.Grants.govPlease refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of the RFA for more information.

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  April 3, 2013 by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time). Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review. Please review carefully Section IV-3 of the grant announcement for submission requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Nichole Smith at (240)-276-2719 or Nichole.Smith@samhsa.hhs.gov .

For questions on grants management issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240)-276-1412 or Eileen.Bermudez@samhsa.hhs.gov .

SAMHSA is a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.



Last updated: 2/22/2013 11:34 AM

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