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Section 223 Demonstration Programs to Improve Community Mental Health Services

$1,734,968,482

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: PROJECT GRANTS
Popular Name: Section 223 of the Protecting Access Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration (CCBHC)
CFDA Number
93.829

Objectives: Funding to support development of proposals to participate in time-limited community based behavioral health demonstration programs described in subsection (d) of section 223 of P.L. 113-93 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, 42 USC 1396(a) note. Additional funding as outlined under section 11001 of Bipartisan Safer Communities Act of 2022 (P.L. 117-159) to expand the number of states allowed to participate in the section 223 CCBHC demonstration program. The legislation appropriates $40 million to the Secretary to award planning grants, provide technical assistance to states, and to select up to ten states every two years (until all funds are expended), with the first 10 states launching CCBHC demonstration programs beginning July 1, 2024.

 
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