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Primary Care: Expanding Access and Advancing Racial Health Equity in New York

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New York Health Foundation
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 13, 2023
Application: Aug 24, 2023

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The New York Health Foundation will provide grants for projects in New York that work to expand access to primary care and/or advance racial health equity through primary care. Priority is given to communities of color and rural areas.

Project examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating policy and regulatory changes that direct a greater share of total healthcare spending to primary care
  • Implementing and testing payer- or purchaser-led initiatives that create incentives for high-quality primary care delivery
  • Piloting new models of integrated primary care and specialty care to inform evolving New York state regulations
  • Spreading telehealth and other digital tools for disease management equitably among marginalized populations
  • Testing and scaling care delivery models in non-clinical, community-based settings
  • Elevating patients and communities of color in health system oversight and practice redesign to have meaningful and measurable impact
  • Developing and testing racial equity-focused quality metrics or payment incentives
  • Conducting practice improvement initiatives to improve patient experience and quality of care for marginalized patient populations
  • Providing technical assistance to providers to screen and refer for health-related social needs under new Medicaid value-based care models

Eligible applicants:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Government agencies
  • For-profit organizations
  • Academic organizations
  • Healthcare systems and providers
  • Independent practice associations
  • Professional member organizations
  • Community-based organizations
  • Patient advocacy organizations
  • Policy organizations
  • Research organizations
Geographic coverage
New York
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $250,000
Project period: 2 years

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Submit the online letter of intent by June 13, 2023. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of August 24, 2023.

Tagged as
Access · Health disparities · Health insurance · Healthcare quality · Human services · Integrated service delivery · Medicaid · Medicare · Minorities · Policy · Primary care · Racial and ethnic groups · Social determinants of health · Telehealth · New York

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