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R434. Health, Family Health and Preparedness, Primary Care and Rural Health.

Rule R434-30. Primary Care Grant Program.

As in effect on April 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R434-30-1. Authority and Purpose.

This rule is required by Section 26-10b-104. It implements the primary care grant program under Title 26, Chapter 10b.

R434-30-2. Definitions.

The definitions as they appear in 26-10b-101 apply. In addition:

(1) "Equipment" under this program is defined as equipment costing $1,000 or more; has a life span of three years or more; is non-expendable material; is not consumed; and/or a group of items costing less than $1,000 each, when combined make up one functional unit with a combined cost of $1,000 or greater is considered one piece of equipment.

(2) "Office" means the Utah Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Preparedness, Bureau of Primary Care, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health.

R434-30-3. Grant Application Process and Content.

(1) The department shall solicit grant applications by issuing a request for grant applications. Applicants responding to the request for grant applications under this program shall submit their grant application as directed in the grant application guidance issued by the Office.

(2) The content of grant applications is defined in Section 26-10b-103.

R434-30-4. Additional Criteria for Awarding Grants.

(1) In addition to the criteria listed in Section 26-10b-104, the Office shall consider the:

(a) reasonableness of the cost of the services to be given;

(b) degree to which primary health care services are provided comprehensively, extent to which supplemental services are provided, and extent to which services are conveniently located;

(c) demonstrated ability and willingness of applicant to systematically review the quality of care;

(d) commitment of applicant to sustain or enhance primary health care capacity for underserved, disadvantaged, and vulnerable populations; and

(e) degree to which the grant application is feasible, clearly described, and ready to be implemented.

R434-30-5. Disbursement and Usage.

(1) Awards to applicants can be made for one year, or up to two consecutive years, however, the total maximum allowable award amount is $100,000.

(2) In State Fiscal Year 2015, which covers the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, applicants may request up to $25,000 of the award amount to be used to purchase equipment and supplies that will enhance their ability to provide expanded primary health care. A single equipment purchase cannot exceed $5,000.

R434-30-6. Eligibility.

(1) Recognized referral networks that provide primary health care are eligible to apply for grant funding under this Section, as funding permits, for up to a maximum of:

(a) $50,000 for two years at up to $25,000 per year; or

(b) $25,000 for one year.

(2) Grant applications will be open to public entities and community based organizations.

(3) Each applicant is only allowed one grant application.

KEY

primary health care, medically underserved, grants

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 21, 2014

Notice of Continuation

October 12, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

26-10b-104(4)


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R434, please contact the promulgating agency (Health, Family Health and Preparedness, Primary Care and Rural Health). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.