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Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions agreement for this grant program will be sent out the week of March 14, 2022 to the POC on file. 

COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Hospital Grant Program

This program supports licensed hospitals that provide services to prevent and mitigate COVID 19 to the general public. The grant program will be available through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds provided in the ARPA legislation and will allow reimbursements for costs incurred beginning on March 3, 2021 and ending December 1, 2024. All eligible hospitals must sign terms and conditions and by be a registered vendor with the state by December 1, 2022.

Next Steps: Awardee Check List

Next Steps: Awardee Check List

The icons below will walk you through the process of award acceptance and the necessary steps to getting set up in our system. All applicants must complete the following list of items prior to submitting requests for reimbursement. Each program is has an OPB Grant Specialist assigned as the Program Specialist to assist awardees with any questions or concerns throughout the process.

Important Note: Your award will show in the GeorgiaGrants portal as awarded under My Grants once the terms and conditions is signed and the vendor form is processed by the State Accounting Office (see step 4 below).
Terms and Conditions must be signed within 30 days of dissemination.

Program Information

Program Total: $170,000,000

Award Amount: Up to $950,000 per facility

Eligibility: Public and Private Hospitals licensed by DCH 

Eligible Expenses for reimbursement:

  • Improvements or construction of COVID-19 testing sites and laboratories, and acquisition of related equipment
  • Improvements or construction of medical facilities generally dedicated to COVID-19 treatment and mitigation (e.g., emergency rooms, intensive care units, telemedicine capabilities for COVID-19 related treatment);
  • Expenses of establishing temporary medical facilities and other measures to increase COVID-19 treatment capacity, including related construction costs;
  • Acquisition of equipment for COVID-19 prevention and treatment, including ventilators, ambulances, and other medical or emergency services equipment;
  • Installation and improvements of ventilation systems;

 

2 CFR § 200.439 Equipment and other capital expenditures.

(a) See § 200.1 for the definitions of capital expenditures, equipment, special purpose equipment, general purpose equipment, acquisition cost, and capital assets.

(b) The following rules of allowability must apply to equipment and other capital expenditures:

(1) Capital expenditures for general purpose equipment, buildings, and land are unallowable as direct charges, except with the prior written approval of the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity.

(2) Capital expenditures for special purpose equipment are allowable as direct costs, provided that items with a unit cost of $5,000 or more have the prior written approval of the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity.

(3) Capital expenditures for improvements to land, buildings, or equipment which materially increase their value or useful life are unallowable as a direct cost except with the prior written approval of the Federal awarding agency, or pass-through entity. See § 200.436, for rules on the allowability of depreciation on buildings, capital improvements, and equipment. See also § 200.465.

(4) When approved as a direct charge pursuant to paragraphs (b)(1) through (3) of this section, capital expenditures will be charged in the period in which the expenditure is incurred, or as otherwise determined appropriate and negotiated with the Federal awarding agency.

(5) The unamortized portion of any equipment written off as a result of a change in capitalization levels may be recovered by continuing to claim the otherwise allowable depreciation on the equipment, or by amortizing the amount to be written off over a period of years negotiated with the Federal cognizant agency for indirect cost.

(6) Cost of equipment disposal. If the non-Federal entity is instructed by the Federal awarding agency to otherwise dispose of or transfer the equipment the costs of such disposal or transfer are allowable.

(7) Equipment and other capital expenditures are unallowable as indirect costs. See § 200.436.

[78 FR 78608, Dec. 26, 2013, as amended at 79 FR 75886, Dec. 19, 2014; 85 FR 49568, Aug. 13, 2020]

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