THE VALUED VOICE

Vol. 66, Issue 16
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Thursday, April 21, 2022

   

DHS Accepting Telehealth Services Development and Expansion Grant Applications through May 6

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will be accepting applications through May 6 for grants that help expand access to both telehealth and child tele-psychiatry.
 
Governor Tony Evers previously announced that he would be using $5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to support these efforts. According to DHS:
 
  • $2.5 million of grant funds will be available for hospitals and health systems to expand and enhance child psychiatry telehealth services. Up to five one-year grants of approximately $500,000 will be awarded. Applications are due by 3 p.m. May 6, 2022
     
  • $2.5 million in grant funds will be available for providers to partner with community organizations to establish neighborhood telehealth access points at food pantries, homeless shelters, libraries, long-term care facilities, community centers and schools for people with limited access to technology and reliable internet service. One-year grants of up to $100,000 each will be awarded to between 25 and 50 providers across the state. Applications are due by 3 p.m., May 6, 2022
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Thursday, April 21, 2022

DHS Accepting Telehealth Services Development and Expansion Grant Applications through May 6

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will be accepting applications through May 6 for grants that help expand access to both telehealth and child tele-psychiatry.
 
Governor Tony Evers previously announced that he would be using $5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to support these efforts. According to DHS:
 
  • $2.5 million of grant funds will be available for hospitals and health systems to expand and enhance child psychiatry telehealth services. Up to five one-year grants of approximately $500,000 will be awarded. Applications are due by 3 p.m. May 6, 2022
     
  • $2.5 million in grant funds will be available for providers to partner with community organizations to establish neighborhood telehealth access points at food pantries, homeless shelters, libraries, long-term care facilities, community centers and schools for people with limited access to technology and reliable internet service. One-year grants of up to $100,000 each will be awarded to between 25 and 50 providers across the state. Applications are due by 3 p.m., May 6, 2022