Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention- Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Program: Behavioral Health Integration

Technical Assistance Resources:
FY2016 NEPQR-IPCP:BHI Funding Opportunity FAQ (PDF - 150 KB)

HRSA-16-068 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 10/16/2015 to 01/27/2016

Projected Award Date: 07/01/2016

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Estimated Number of Awards:N/A

Program Description:

The program integrates interprofessional and collaborative models of behavioral health services into routine nurse-led primary care. It is then delivered in vulnerable and/or underserved/rural populations.

It expands integrated care models to

  • increase access to care,
  • enhance care coordination, and
  • improve patient outcomes in vulnerable and/or underserved community- based settings.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants include accredited schools of nursing, health care facilities, or a partnership of such a school and facility. [See Section III-1 of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) - (PDF - 210 KB)]