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July 26, 2017

Healthcare Provider Resources

2017 – 2018 Hypertension and Diabetes Improvement Project 

Subgrant Solicitations

The Idaho Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Program is seeking applications for two (2) subgrant solicitations; one for Health Systems/Primary care practices and one for Diabetes Self-Management Programs to develop and implement strategies that improve hypertension and diabetes outcomes for this fiscal year (July 1, 2017 – June 29, 2018). Activities funded by this process shall commence on or about September 5, 2017 and be completed by June 29, 2018. The deadline for submitting both applications is Friday, July 28, 2017, 5:00 PM (MT). 


Priorities are to:
• Promote reporting of blood pressure and A1C measures and initiate activities that promote clinical innovations, team-based care, and self-monitoring of blood pressure
• Promote awareness of high blood pressure among patients
• Increase implementation of quality improvement processes in health systems
• Increase team-based care in health systems
• Increase access, referrals, and reimbursement for AADE-accredited, ADA-recognized, State-accredited/certified, or Stanford-licensed DSME programs
• Increase referrals to, use of, and/or reimbursement of CDC recognized lifestyle change programs for the prevention of type 2 diabetes 
• Promote participation in American Diabetes Association (ADA)-recognized, American Association Diabetes Educators (AADE)-accredited, state-accredited/certified, or Stanford-licensed diabetes self-management education (DSME) programs
• Increase the use of self-measured blood pressure monitoring tied to clinical support within DSME programs


Hypertension and Diabetes Improvement Subgrant Solicitation FAQS


Health Systems/Primary Care Practices Subgrant Solicitation and Application

The Idaho Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke Program has capacity to fund eight (8) health systems or primary care practices in Idaho at a maximum of $15,000 per funded health system or primary care practice able to demonstrate organizational capacity and willingness to meet project measures. To apply for the funding outlined above download and review the subgrant solicitation and application. For any questions regarding the call or this opportunity, email nicole.stickney@dhw.idaho.gov


Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Subgrant Solicitation and Application

The Idaho Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke Program has capacity to fund five (5) DSME programs in Idaho at a maximum of $10,000 per funded American Diabetes Association (ADA)-recognized, American Association Diabetes Educators (AADE)-accredited, state-accredited/certified, or Stanford-licensed diabetes self-management education (DSME) programs able to demonstrate organizational capacity and willingness to meet project measures. To apply for the funding outlined above download and review the subgrant solicitation and application. For any questions regarding the call or this opportunity, email ashley.rundle@dhw.idaho.gov.