Grant Distribution Reports
The Minnesota Department of Health is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Medical Education and Research Cost (MERC) Grant. The grant totals $59.1 million and is determined by a formula that operates under the authority of Minnesota Statutes, section 62J.692.
Funding comes from four sources: (1) Minnesota’s cigarette tax (tobacco funding), which includes federal matching funds; (2) Prepaid Medical Assistance Program carve out (PMAP funding); (3) Health Care Access Fund; and (4) General Fund.
- Grants by Sponsoring Institution — Grants are awarded to sponsoring institutions by April 30, 2018. The sponsoring institutions have 60–days to forward funding to their eligible 2016 clinical training facilities. Sponsors are provided a Grant Verification Report and instructions outlining the grant amounts payable to their clinical training facilities.
- Grants by Clinical Training Facility (detail) — Grants to 2016 clinical training facilities are made by the sponsoring institutions outlined in the detailed report. The clinical training facilities will receive funding from the sponsoring institutions no later than June 30, 2018. The report includes facilities that applied for grant funding but did not qualify.
- Grant by Clinical Training Facility (summary)
For historical MERC grant distribution reports, see the Previous MERC Grant Distributions webpage.
Updated Monday, April 23, 2018 at 02:09PM