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Rural Health Care Coordination Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.912
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May 26, 2023

For programmatic or technical questions:
Amber Berrian

For grants management or budget questions:
Eric Brown


The Rural Health Care Coordination Program provides seed funding for rural health consortiums to improve and expand delivery of health care services through comprehensive care coordination strategies in rural areas.

Program goals include:

  • Expand access to and quality of equitable health care services through care coordination strategies exclusively in rural areas
  • Utilize an innovative evidence-based, promising practice, and/or value-based care model(s) that is known to, or demonstrates strong evidence to, improve patient health outcomes and the planning and delivery of patient-centered health care services
  • Increase collaboration among multi-sector and multidisciplinary network partnerships to address the underlying factors related to social determinants of health
  • Develop and implement deliberate and sustainable strategies of care coordination into policies, procedures, staffing, services, and communication systems

Year one of the grant is intended for planning activities, with years 2-4 focused on implementation. Applicants must select one of the following as their primary focus area:

  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Chronic lower respiratory disease
  • Stroke
  • Maternal health

Additional information regarding program requirements, expectations, and outcomes is available in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants are domestic public or private, non-profit or for-profit entities, including faith-based, community-based, tribes, and tribal organizations.

Additional requirements include:

  • Located in an eligible rural area
  • In a consortium/network with at least 3 or more healthcare providers
  • Have demonstrated experience serving, or the capacity to serve, rural underserved populations
  • Have not previously received an award for the same or similar project unless the applicant is proposing to expand the scope of the project or the area that will be served through the project
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $300,000 per year
Number of awards: Up to 10
Project period: 4 years
Total funding available: $3,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicant webinar
April 6, 2023
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Call-in number: 833.568.8864
Participant code: 32032979

Tagged as
Access · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Care coordination · Chronic respiratory conditions · Clinics · Health workforce · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare networks · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Integrated service delivery · Leadership · Maternal health and prenatal care · Networking and collaboration · Social determinants of health · Sustainability of programs · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Resources (4)

  • Sourcebook: Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Recipients, 2015-2018, 12/2018, view details
  • Grantee Directory: Rural Health Care Coordination Program, 2020, 01/2021, view details
  • Rural Health Care Coordination Sourcebook, 2020-2023, 09/2023, view details
  • Rural Health Care Coordination Program Directory, 2023-2027, 12/2023, view details

Organizations (3)

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