CMS Announces $48 Million Available in Funding Under the
Connecting Kids to Coverage HEALTHY KIDS 2019
Outreach and Enrollment Cooperative Agreement Program
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the opportunity to apply for funding under the Connecting Kids to Coverage HEALTHY KIDS 2019 Outreach and Enrollment Cooperative Agreement Program, as authorized under the Helping Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act of 2018. The purpose of this program is to increase the participation of eligible, uninsured children in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Grants awarded under the cooperative agreement will fund outreach and enrollment strategies aimed at educating families about the availability of Medicaid and CHIP and directly assisting families with the application and renewal process. This specific funding opportunity makes available $48 million in cooperative agreements to states, local governments, Indian tribes, tribal consortium, urban Indian organizations receiving funds under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, federal health safety net organizations, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and schools. For more information and to apply for funding, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/
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