This application is for Louisiana certified nursing homes (or management companies who operate certified nursing homes in Louisiana) who wish to compete for a limited number of grants of up to $19,500 to carry out projects that will make their nursing home a better place to live, visit, or work. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2014. Limitations do apply. Please contact Edward.Smith2@la.gov for more information.
Variances from the CMS form:
The application form is provided by CMS Region IV. The CMS application form is intended for broader use than the Louisiana Nursing Home Quality Innovations Grants Program. It includes options and instructions that do not apply to the Quality Innovations Grants Program. Therefore, we ask that you make special note of the following:
In the section titled "Project Category"...
The form lists several categories for which DHH will not consider requests or forward them to CMS for consideration. Requests will be considered only for:
In the section titled "Expected Outcomes, Results Measurement"...
The form includes instructions for multi-year projects. However, we will not consider multi-year projects at this time.
To complete and submit the application:
Application review process:
DHH will review the applications and send those considered acceptable for funding to CMS Region IV. Final approval is determined by CMS.