The 2013 application cycle is closed. Please check back later in the year for details on the 2014 application cycle.
January 1, 2013
Practice Change Leaders receive $45,000 per year for one year. The applicantâ€™s home institution is expected to provide cost-sharing support as described below in section C of â€śConditions of the Awardâ€ť.
Up to 10 awards will be made in 2012.
The first recruitment cycle will target those professionals who have received support from the Innovation Advisors Program within the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Applicants must hold a leadership role in a health care delivery organization, health-related institution, or community-based organization with direct responsibility for care that impacts older adults. The applicantâ€™s home institution may be a health plan, hospital, ambulatory clinic, home health agency, assisted living facility, nursing home, or community-based agency providing health-related services to older adults. Irrespective of practice setting, applicants must be senior enough in their organization to have decision-making authority and be able to effectuate change. Applicants must live and practice in the United States.
We anticipate applicants will have questions and wish to discuss their proposals with us. Potential applicants are invited to attend one or more informational teleconferences. During these calls, the National Program Office will address questions and concerns. Individuals who are considering applying are encouraged but not required to participate and can join the call anonymously if they so choose. The dates/times for the informational teleconferences are as follows:
Thursday, September 27 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Wednesday, October 17 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT