HRSA Look-Alike Initial Designation Technical Assistance
Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
For program information:
For HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB) application
This opportunity provides resources to assist
organizations in the application for Look-Alike Initial
Designation under the Health Center Program. The purpose
of the Look-Alike Designation is to maximize access to
care for medically underserved populations and
communities by allowing entities that do not receive
Health Center Program funding to apply to become part of
the Health Center Program. Once designated, Look-Alikes
may become eligible for Medicaid and Medicare Federally
Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Prospective Payment System
(PPS) reimbursement, HRSA's 340B Federal Drug Pricing
Program, and other related programs.
Eligible organizations include public or nonprofit health
centers that currently provide comprehensive primary care
to underserved populations and operate in compliance with
Health Center Program requirements.
Amount of funding
This opportunity is for technical assistance and resources.
Links to additional guidance are available on the
Initial look-alike designation applications are accepted
on a rolling basis and must be submitted through
HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs). Once an application
is initiated in EHB, there is a 90 day window to complete
and submit it.
Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality
For complete information about funding programs, including your
application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided
for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes
or monitor application status.