Who is eligible to apply...
Applicants (children's teaching hospitals) must meet the following eligibility requirements in accordance with the Federal Register Notice, Vol. 66, No. 41 published on March 1, 2001: 1) Participate in an approved graduate medical education program; 2) have a Medicare provider agreement; 3) be excluded from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (PPS) under Section 1886(d)(1)(B)(iii), of the Social Security Act and its accompanying regulations; and 4) be a "freestanding" children's hospital.
Payments will be determined in accordance with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) legislation - Public Health Service Act, Title III Part D, Section 340E, 42 U.S.C. 256E, as amended; Graduate Medical Education Programs in Children's Hospitals, Title 20; Federal Register Notice (FRN) Vol. 65, No. 118, published on June 19, 2000; FRN Vol. 66, No. 41, published on March 1, 2001; FRN Vol. 66, No. 140 published on July 20, 2001; and FRN Vol.67, No. 186, published on September 25, 2002.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.