Program Research & Development


The Division of Health Care Financing and Policy has been awarded and manages a number of grants from the federal government.  These grants are awarded in order to pursue various goals and objectives and are overseen by the Program Research & Development unit of DHCFP.

    Money Follows the Person (MFP)

    Through the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program, eligible participants will be provided with the services, support, and assistance necessary to move back into a community setting, such as an apartment or family home. In order to help eligible participants with the transition process, the program can pay for goods and services, such as furniture, appliances, moving expenses, and housing deposits.

      Medicaid Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Diseases (MIPCD)

      The grant program will test the effectiveness of providing incentives directly to Medicaid beneficiaries of all ages who participate in MIPCD prevention programs, and change their health risks and outcomes by adopting healthy behaviors.

        Balancing Incentive Program (BIP)

        The Balancing Incentive Program requires States to implement structural changes, including a no wrong door/single entry point system (NWD/SEP), conflict-free case management services, and core standardized assessment instruments.

          State Innovation Model (SIM) Program

          The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Nevada’s State Innovation Model (SIM) Round Two application to improve population health in Nevada. The grant provides financial and technical support to DHCFP for the design of multi-payer health care payment and service delivery models that will accomplish the CMS triple aim of: strengthening population health, improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction), and decreasing per capita health care spending

            Electronic Health Record Incentive Payment Program

            This program is part of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) Electronic Health Records Incentive Program.  It provides incentive payments to eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals as they adopt, implement, upgrade, or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology.

              Last Edited: 1/10/2017