What is a cost share contract?

A cost-sharing contract is a cost-reimbursement contract in which the contractor receives no fee and is reimbursed only for an agreed-upon portion of its allowable costs.

What is cost share?

The share of costs covered by your insurance that you pay out of your own pocket. This term generally includes deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments, or similar charges, but it doesn’t include premiums, balance billing amounts for non-network providers, or the cost of non-covered services.

How is cost share calculated?

Example: A grantee requests $150,000 in grant funds for a grant project with a 10% cost share. First, the total amount of the project is calculated by dividing the grant amount requested by 0.9, the share of the total project that will be covered by grant funds: $150,000/0.9 = $166,666.

What is the purpose of cost share?

Cost sharing or matching is that portion of the project or program costs that are not paid by the funding agency. Costing sharing includes all contributions, including cash and in-kind, that a recipient makes to an award.

What are the types of contract costing?

Types of Contract Costing

  • Fixed Price Contracts.
  • Contracts with Escalation Clause.
  • Cost Plus Contracts.

How do cost shares work?

What is cost sharing? Cost Sharing is that portion of a total sponsored project’s costs that not borne by the sponsor. Cost Sharing can either be required by a sponsor as a condition of the award (Mandatory Committed) or it can be voluntarily pledged (Voluntary Committed) when it’s not a sponsor requirement.

What are the benefits of cost sharing?

Plans with lower cost-sharing (ie, lower deductibles, copayments, and total out-of-pocket costs when you need medical care) tend to have higher premiums, whereas plans with higher cost-sharing tend to have lower premiums. Cost-sharing reduces premiums (because it saves your health insurance company money) in two ways.