Idaho Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.241
Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Mar 11, 2016

Idaho State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Phone: 208.334.0669


The Idaho Flex Grants are for activities that improve healthcare quality and patient safety in Critical Access Hospitals (CAH). Eligible activities include those that are connected to the improvement of Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) required and/or additional measures.

Funds cannot subsidize activities that are a routine part of doing business as a CAH. Examples include, but are not limited to: replacement of routine supplies, preparation for routine surveys or licensure, etc.


Entities eligible to apply include:

  • Cohort of designated Idaho CAHs (two or more CAHs working together formally or informally). One CAH must be the lead applicant.
  • Idaho rural health networks (must be nonprofit and include at least two CAHs)
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Two awards of $26,500 per award. CAHs must work together in a cohort on quality improvement activities.

Application process

Links to the application and program guidance are available on the Idaho State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care's home web page.

Applications may be submitted by post, delivery, or email.
Applications can be mailed to:
Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
450 W. State St., 4th Floor
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036

Applications can be emailed to:

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Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare quality · Idaho

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