(1)The Program is intended to ensure that the target population has access to primary physical, oral, mental, behavioral, and vision health services.
(2)The Authority shall award grants to safety net providers through the Program.
(3)Services covered through the Program are limited to primary and preventive physical, oral, mental, behavioral, and vision health services.
(4)Children in the target population through the age of 18 are eligible to receive services through the program.
(5)The grant amount awarded shall take into consideration the distribution and concentration of the target population in the proposed service area.
(6)The Program is competitive and proposals that include collaboration with community partners may be given preference.
(7)The Authority shall administer the Program including soliciting, reviewing, evaluating, and selecting successful grant proposals. The Authority shall also provide project monitoring, technical assistance and submit periodic status reports to interested parties.
(8)Grant funding shall be awarded for the remainder of the 2015-2017 biennium, with the possibility of extensions.
(10)The Authority shall distribute safety net grant funds to successful applicants on an incremental basis.
Rule 410-110-0035 — Program Administration,