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Licensure Portability Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.211
Sponsors
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Mar 11, 2019
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Monica Cowan
301.443.0076
mcowan@hrsa.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
India Smith
301.443.2096
ismith@hrsa.gov

Purpose

The Licensure Portability Grant Program (LPGP) will provide funding for state licensing boards to develop and implement state policies that will reduce statutory and regulatory barriers to telemedicine, with the ultimate goal of addressing workforce shortages and improving access to care in underserved and rural areas. The program seeks to support innovative multi-state collaborations that would enable licensed healthcare professionals to practice telemedicine across states.

Historically, projects have worked to reduce the redundancies that complicate and delay the process of obtaining medical licensure in multiple jurisdictions, such as:

  • Uniform online applications for use in physician and psychologist licensure by multiple states
  • Multi-state licensure compacts allowing for a more efficient and less burdensome application process for physicians, nurses, and psychologists
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are state professional licensing boards.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $250,000 per year
Number of awards: 2
Project period: 5 years
Total funding available: $500,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Applicant webinar recording
Playback number: 888.473.0114
Passcode: 8576

Tagged as
Access · Healthcare workforce · Legislation and regulations · Networking and collaboration · Telehealth



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