Improved Health Outcomes Program (iHOP)
The board of University Health Care (UHC), the company operating as Passport Health Plan, has set aside funds for research and development of programs that would improve the quality, access, efficiency, and cost of health care delivered to their constituents. The IHOP initiative will seek proposals from entities that provide services directly or indirectly to Medicaid or uninsured patients in Region 3 - the 16 counties in the Louisville region. Funding is for one time projects that could be completed in 1 year with quantifiable outcomes.
The Goals of the iHOP
iHOP projects should seek to advance the health care of the Medicaid and uninsured population in Region 3 though initiatives that:
Passport Health Plan has announced a sixth cycle of funding for the research and demonstration projects initiative entitled Improved Health Outcomes Program (iHOP). The iHOP Cycle VI program is seeking proposals from groups and individuals for initiatives that improve quality, access, efficiency, and cost of health care for Medicaid recipients and uninsured individuals in the 16 counties the Plan serves. Letters of Intent must be received by May 15th, 2013. The sixth cycle has up to $250,000 of available funds.