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Agency:    Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau:    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Account:    Program management (75-0511)
Certifying Official:    Director, Division of Budget Formulation
Contact Information:    http://WWW.HHS.GOV   202-720-3210
Expansion of Health Education and Program Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1 recipient will receive $99,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: n/a
Description: This grant continues the work started under prior year Congressional funding for the deaf and hard of hearing. The objectives of this project are to: implement a self-management program on depression for members of the deaf community who are depressed; strengthen and broaden the telepsychiatry network to expand the number of deaf individuals receiving mental health services; develop a videopamphlet on substance abuse; develop web-based interactive screening tools in American sign language to assess depression, anxiety and risk for cardiovascular disease; and implement a consultative service for physicians caring for deaf individuals throughout Advocate Health Care's eight hospitals.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp (36-2169147 (EN)) $99 Program Management Other (Not for profit health system)
2025 Windsor Drive
Oak Brook, IL
  Comment: n/a
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: Public Law 108-447
Location: Specific location of the Earmark within the uploaded PDF - either a crosscutting PDF or an earmark-specific PDF. Must include the page number and line number
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: That of the amounts made available for research, demonstration and evaluation, $100,000 is available for Advocate Metro Outreach initiative Oak Brook, Illinois, to implement an initiative to provide comprehensive health education and services to the deaf and hard of hearing community

Citation Comment: n/a

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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