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Promoting the Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care

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Short Title: PIPBHC
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

NOFO Number: SM-23-005

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Application Due Date: Monday, May 22, 2023

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 93.243

Intergovernmental Review (E.O. 12372): Applicants must comply with E.O. 12372 if their state(s) participates. Review process recommendations from the State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.

Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination: Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.


The purpose of this program is to (1) promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between behavioral healthcare and primary physical healthcare, including for special populations; (2) support the improvement of integrated care models for behavioral healthcare and primary/physical healthcare to improve the overall wellness and physical health status of adults with a serious mental illness; adults who have co-occurring mental illness and physical health conditions or chronic disease; children and adolescents with a serious emotional disturbance who have a co-occurring physical health conditions or chronic disease; individuals with a substance use disorder; or individuals with co-occurring mental and substance use disorder; and (3) promote the implementation and improvement of bidirectional integrated care services, including evidence-based or evidence-informed screening, assessment, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and recovery services for mental and substance use disorders, and co-occurring physical health conditions and chronic diseases.


Eligibility for this program is statutorily limited to a State or appropriate State agency (e.g., state mental health authority, the single state agency (SSA) for substance use services, the State Medicaid agency, or the state health department).

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Grant

Anticipated Total Available Funding: $29,424,813

Anticipated Number of Awards: 14

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $2,000,000 per year

Length of Project: Up to 5 years

Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $2,000,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project. Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

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