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Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign Notes: 1/17 DEADLINE: Application Proposals for AI/AN Outreach & Enrollment Funding Opportunity


Application Proposals for AI/AN Connecting Kids to Coverage 

Outreach & Enrollment Funding Opportunity due January 17th


Application proposals for the American Indian (AI)/Alaska Native (AN) Connecting Kids to Coverage outreach and enrollment funding opportunity announcement (FOA) announced on November 14th are due by January 17th. CMS has $4 million available to award cooperative agreements to enroll and retain uninsured AI/AN children who are eligible for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 

This grant opportunity is open to:

  • Indian Health Service providers
  • Tribes and Tribal organizations operating a health program under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) (P.L. 93- 638, as amended)
  • Urban Indian organizations receiving funding under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) (P.L. 94-437, as amended).

Coalitions headed by one of the above entities are also eligible to apply. (Consult Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) # 7, 11 and 13 for additional clarification of the eligible entities)


A more detailed description of the FOA, and updated FAQs, can be found at:

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