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ASPR Health Care Readiness State Highlights

ASPR Health Care Readiness by the Numbers

Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)

HPP is a cooperative agreement administered by ASPR’s National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (NHPP) Branch. It establishes the foundation for national health care readiness, promotes a consistent national focus to improve patient outcomes during emergencies, and enables rapid health care service resilience and recovery.​

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Health Department Recipient

D​epartment of Public Health

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1 Health Care Coalition (HCC)

​MA Health Care Coalition

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2 Special Pathogen Treatment Centers

  • ​Boston Children's Hospital
  • Baystate Medical Center
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HCC Core Member Participation Rate

  • 100% of acute care hospitals
  • 96% of emergency medical services (EMS)
  • 100% of public health agencies
  • 100% of emergency management agencies​

National Special Pathogen System (NSPS)

The NSPS is a nationwide systems-based network approach that builds on existing infrastructure and investments in preparing for infectious disease outbreaks. NSPS supports the urgent preparedness and response needs of hospitals, health systems, and health care providers related to treating patients with special pathogens.

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HPP Cooperative Agreement Recipient

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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Hospital Association Recipient

Massachusetts Hospital Research and Educational Association

Hospitals, health systems, and other health care entities receive COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Activities Cooperative Agreement funding via their hospital association.

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Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Center (RESPTC)

Massachusetts General Hospital

Regional Disaster Health Response System (RDHRS)

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Partnership for Disaster Health Response
Cooperative Agreement Recipient

Mas​​sa​chusetts General Hospital - Region 1 RDHRS

HPP Cooperative Agreement Funding COVID-19 Supplemental Funding RDHRS Cooperative Agreement Funding

For more details, see ASPR​ Heal​th Care Readiness Programs Funding.

  • Total funding (all sources): $8,125,640
  • Hospital Association: $3,841,189
  • HPP Cooperative Agreement Award: $3,634,451
  • RESPTC: $650,000

Reference the COVID-19 Supplemental Funding page for more details.

  • FY21: $1,500,00​0
  • FY20: $1,600,000*
  • FY19: $1,500,000
  • FY18: $3,000,000

* In FY 2020, Massachusetts General Hospital received $100,000 to carry out COVID-19 convalescent plasma efforts.

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