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Agency:    Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau:    Administration on Aging
Account:    Aging services programs (75-0142)
Certifying Official:    Director, Budget and Finance
Contact Information:    http://WWW.HHS.GOV   202-720-3210
Computer training that will allow seniors to live independently and remain engaged in their communities.

1 recipient will receive $30,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: N/A
Description: The grantee will assist the local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) health insurance information coordinators to develop local coalitions with local partners to recruit trainers and counselors to inform seniors about the benefits of the new Medicare program and how to obtain prescription drug coverage. This grant will provide for one staff person to inform and educate beneficiaries and their families about Medicare Part D. Much of the training and resource building will be accomplished utilizing computers and accessing various websites. Activities will be conducted in local communities to offer assistance to beneficiaries and their families to help them make the best choice possible concerning the Part D benefit. Coalitions will be organized to identify strategies to ensure that all beneficiaries are aware of this program.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Utah Department of Human Services (878593383) $30 Program Innovations State Government
120 N. 200 West, Rm. 319
Salt Lake City, UT
  Comment: N/A
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: P.L. 108-447, H. Rept. 108-792
Citation Excerpt: Utah Department of Human Services for computer training that will allow seniors to live independently and remain engaged with their community.

Citation Comment: N/A

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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