Technical Assistance, Training, and Program Support

NORC frequently provides technical assistance in the forms of training, problem-solving, facilitating peer-to-peer learning, and providing information and communications resources.

Representative Projects

AmeriCorps Grantee Evaluation Monitoring & Guidance Project. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is partnering with NORC at the University of Chicago to strengthen and support various aspects of their AmeriCorps State and National grantees' evaluation activities. By providing grantees with the tools they need to improve the quality of their program evaluations, CNCS hopes to better estimate the broader community impacts of AmeriCorps programs.  More

Analytic Support for Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) Exchange Operations. ​As a subcontractor to IMPAQ International, LLC (IMPAQ), NORC provides assistance to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) on a variety of tasks related to the implementation of the state and federal Health Insurance Marketplaces.  More

HRSA/OHIT Health Information Technology Technical Assistance Center and HRSA Health IT Community. For the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NORC has led an effort to develop a Health IT Technical Assistance (TA) Center under a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract.  More

National Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Focus Area. The Institute for Research, Education, and Training in Addictions (IRETA) has been awarded a five-year National ATTC-SBIRT cooperative agreement from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). As the new National SBIRT ATTC, IRETA will become a SBIRT National Focus Area. This entails ensuring the coordination of multiple and national SBIRT initiatives and producing a SBIRT suite of services to advance the adoption of SBIRT practices within systems. The work will have a strong basis in the latest implementation science using the ATTC Network’s technology transfer model. NORC will partner with IRETA on this effort. More

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ State Innovation Initiative Program. NORC at the University of Chicago provides technical assistance and implementation support to CMS’ State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative, which is administered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.  The SIM initiative provides state governments with financial and technical support to accelerate health care transformation through multi-payer delivery and payment system reform.  In conjunction with the financial and technical support that states receive through the SIM initiative, states also employ a variety of legislative, regulatory, policy, and payment strategies to impel change.   More

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