FY 2013 Distribution of PPHF Funds

The following table reflects the planned use of Prevention and Public Health Fund resources in fiscal year 2013. The table includes the name of the agency receiving funds, the activity to be supported, and the program or activity funding level.

(Dollars in Millions)
Agency Activity or Program Allocation Planned Uses of Funds
ACL Chronic Disease Self-Management Program 7.086 To award competitive grants to selected states to help older adults and adults with disabilities cope with their chronic conditions by providing access to evidence-based chronic disease self-management programs, and also to assist states develop sustainability plans to continue providing these programs after the grant period ends.
ACL Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Education and Outreach 0.150 To continue education campaign for people caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia and to operate and update alzheimers.gov website.
ACL Elder Justice 2.000 To assess best practices and interdependencies across sectors engaged in the prevention and intervention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation to inform the development of a national adult protective services data system
AHRQ Clinical Preventive Services Task Force 6.465 To maximize the quality and effectiveness of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force by providing scientific, technical and administrative support.
CDC Community Guide 7.378 To provide evidence-based findings and recommendations about effective public health interventions and policies to improve health and promote safety
CDC Prevention Research Centers 15.279 To help alter the individual behaviors and community environmental factors that put people at risk for the leading causes of death and disability—chronic diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
CDC Public Health Workforce 15.609 To help to ensure a prepared, diverse, sustainable public health workforce by increasing the number of State and local public health professionals (e.g., epidemiologists, public health managers, informaticians) who are trained through CDC-sponsored fellowships and other training activities targeted at the existing workforce.
CDC National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII) 21.663 To systematically increase the capacity of public health departments to detect and respond to public health events requiring highly coordinated interventions to improve and/or sustain the performance (efficiency/effectiveness) of public health organizations, systems, practices, and essential services.
CDC State Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention 11.750 To fund health departments in healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention efforts within their States by expanding State prevention activities and accelerating electronic reporting to detect HAIs at the State level.
CDC Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC/EIP) 32.424 To enhance the ability of State, local, and territorial Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity and Emerging Infections Program grantees to strengthen and integrate capacity for detecting and responding to infectious diseases and other public health threats.
CDC Breastfeeding Promotion and Support 2.500 To fund community initiatives to support breastfeeding mothers and support hospitals in promoting breastfeeding.
CDC Early Child Care and Education Obesity Prevention Programs 4.000 To support a collaborative effort to promote children's health by encouraging and supporting healthier physical activity and nutrition practices.
CDC Community Transformation Grants 146.340 To support community-level efforts to reduce chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes.
CDC Immunization 90.883 To improve the public health immunization infrastructure in order to maintain and increase vaccine coverage  among children, adolescents, and adults.
CDC Tobacco Use Prevention 60.302 To raise awareness and shift key attitudes and beliefs about the harms of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke in areas of the country with some of the highest rates of tobacco use prevalence. 
CDC Healthcare Surveillance/ Health Statistics 28.514 To expand the availability of data for tracking the provision, use, effectiveness, and impact of primary and secondary preventive healthcare services and to expand the capacity of CDC and its health department partners to use these data for such tracking.  
CDC Environmental Public Health Tracking 20.740 To establish and maintain a nationwide tracking network to collect, integrate, analyze and translate health and environmental data for use in public health practice.
CDC National Prevention Strategy 0.922 To support and implement the National Prevention Strategy which aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being.
CDC Million Hearts Program 4.612 To improve cardiovascular disease and stroke prevention by promoting medication management and adherence strategies and improving the ability to track blood pressure and cholesterol controls.
HRSA Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Education and Outreach 1.847 To expand the work of the Geriatric  Education Centers to support outreach and education to enhance healthcare providers' knowledge of the disease, improve detection and early intervention, and improve care for people with the disease and their caregivers.
SAMHSA SAMHSA Health Surveillance 14.733 To support critical behavioral health data systems, national surveys, and surveillance activities.
CMS Health Insurance Enrollment Support 304.000 To invest in health insurance enrollment support specifically through activities that will assist with eligibility determinations which are in need of intervention and activities to make people aware of insurance options and enrollment assistance available to them.
CMS Health Insurance Enrollment Support 149.803 To invest in health insurance enrollment support specifically through activities that will assist with eligibility determinations which are in need of intervention and activities to make people aware of insurance options and enrollment assistance available to them.
Total   $949.000  

Content created by Immediate Office of the Secretary (IOS)
Content last reviewed on January 2, 2015