Role of Health Care and Insurance in Improving Cancer Prevention Outcomes

Posted by American Cancer Society on March 5, 2018

ACS Seeks Proposals on Role of Health Care and Insurance in Improving Cancer Prevention Outcomes

The American Cancer Society is accepting proposals for research projects with the potential to generate new knowledge of the effects of the United States healthcare system structure and the role of insurance in both access to and the outcomes of cancer screening, early detection, and treatment services.

ACS is keenly interested in supporting rapid learning research on the effects of health policy changes on patients, providers, and health systems. This includes but is not limited to facilitators and barriers to care; unintended consequences; differential experiences and outcomes of patients seeking or receiving care; best practice models for quality care; and economic impact.

Awards will not exceed $200,000 per year (direct costs) for up to four years.

To be eligible, applicants must be affiliated with a nonprofit institution in the United States, one of its territories, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or permanent resident of the United States. Independent investigators at all stages of their career are encouraged to apply.

See the American Cancer Society website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.

Deadline: April 2, 2018

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