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PPE Grant for Residential Providers 

By Leigh Hayden

March 5, 2021

PPE Grant for Wisconsin Residential Providers Serving Family Care Partnership, Family Care, PACE and IRIS

This project is funded through a supplement to the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Cooperative Agreement (U3REP190586) from the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).

PPE grant available for iCare Family Care Partnership residential providers

Attention contracted residential providers serving iCare Family Care Partnership members, 
Grant funds are available to partially offset past, current and/or future costs for personal protective equipment (PPE) for residents and staff resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The State of Wisconsin Division of Public Health is collaborating with managed care organizations to make grant funds available to certified or licensed residential providers who have a valid contract with one of the following managed care organizations:

  • Independent Care Health Plan (iCare)
  • Community Care
  • Inclusa
  • Lakeland
  • MyChoice Wisconsin

Facilities eligible to apply for grant funds include:

  • Certified Adult Family Homes
  • Licensed Adult Family Homes
  • Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRF)
  • Residential Care Apartment Complexes (RCAC)

The amount of funding available is based on the number of qualified individuals in residence at the time the grant application is submitted. Eligible residents must be enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • Family Care Partnership
  • Family Care
  • PACE
  • IRIS

Online Application Process

To apply, click the button below. 

Apply for PPE Grant 

Application Timeline

  • Application Process Begins – March 8, 2021
  • Application Process Ends – April 2, 2021

Payments will be distributed by managed care organizations. If you have a contract with more than one managed care organization, you will need to select one. Your chosen managed care organization will distribute grant funding which includes all of your qualified residents.

Please direct your questions about the application process to:

Edward.kohl@communitycareinc.org

Funding paid under this grant will be included on 1099s provided by MCO's to recipients. Please consult your tax professional to determine tax and audit implications.

IC2604_C Last Updated 3/05/21


 

Leigh Hayden, iCare Director of Network Development

Leigh Hayden - iCare Director of Network Development

 

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