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DC HIE Designation Application

DC HIE Designation Application

The Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) seeks applicants to become the District Designated HIE Entity. The District Designated HIE Entity provides core exchange services to District providers and is a trusted DHCF partner.

One (1) District Designated HIE Entity will be selected, for a term of 5-years, during the 2019 DC HIE Designation Application period (August 19 –September 18, 2019).

Ready to apply for the District Designated HIE Entity status? Please follow the instructions below:

1) Before you begin, read the HIE Rule in its entirety, including the Guidance on Applying to be the District Designated HIE Entity.

2) Review the information below and assess if your HIE entity meets the eligibility requirements for District Designated HIE Entity status.

3) For questions on the application process, please contact: Nina Jolani, HIE Program Analyst, DHCF, [email protected] and or at 202-478-1470.

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ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to apply to be the District Designated HIE Entity, an HIE entity must:

 

APPLICATION TIMEFRAME

Applications will only be accepted during the listed timeframe below:

  • Application Period Opens: Monday, August 19, 2019
  • Application Period Closes: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by 5:30 PM ET

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1: Read Guidance on Applying to be the District Designated HIE Entity

Step 2: Complete, sign, and save the required DC HIE Designation Form (fillable PDF)

Step 3: Develop the four required organizational plans (use Guidance on Applying to be the District Designated HIE Entity):

  • B.1: Plan #1 Strategic and Operations
  • B.2: Plan #2 Financial Sustainability
  • B.3: Plan #3 Access and Auditing
  • B.4: Plan #4 Health Care Consumer Education

Step 4: Attach and label the required separate documents to one e-mail (all in PDF format):

  • DC HIE Designation Form
  • Documents B.1-B.4
  •  Include the following documents:
  • B5: Internal Revenue Service Form 990
  • B6: Accreditations or Certifications
  • Other supporting documents as deemed necessary by the applicant

Step 5: Name the subject line of the e-mail – DC HIE Designation Application

Step 6: Submit the e-mail to [email protected]* prior to the application period close date, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by 5:30 PM ET. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.

Step 7: Receive confirmation from DHCF.

* Please add the e-mail address to your safe senders list