Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Program

Technical Assistance Resources

PCTE IBHPC Technical Assistance Webinar Recording (December 11, 2018) HRSA Exit Disclaimer


HRSA-19-086 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 11/27/2018 to 01/28/2019

Projected Award Date: 07/01/2019

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Estimated Number of Awards:N/A

Program Description:

The purpose of the PCTE: IBHPC Program is to fund innovative training programs that integrate behavioral health care into primary care, particularly in rural and underserved settings with a special emphasis on the treatment of opioid use disorder.  The PCTE: IBHPC is a component of the PCTE Program which functions to strengthen the primary care physician and physician assistant workforce by supporting enhanced training for future and current primary care clinicians, teachers, and educators and to promote primary care practice in underserved areas.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be accredited schools of allopathic or osteopathic medicine, academically affiliated physician assistant training programs, accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals, or a public or nonprofit private entity that the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out such grants.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes and tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.

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