Rural Health Care Coordination Program
The Rural Health Care Coordination Program provides funding for rural health consortiums working to improve access and quality of care through care coordination strategies with the focus areas of:
- Collaboration: Utilizing a collaborative approach to coordinate and deliver healthcare services through a consortium, in which member organizations actively engage in integrated, coordinated, patient-centered delivery of healthcare services
- Leadership and workforce: Developing and strengthening a highly skilled care coordination workforce to respond to vulnerable populations' unmet needs within the rural communities
- Improved outcomes: Expanding access and improving care quality and delivery, and health outcomes through evidence-based model and/or promising practices tailored to meet the local populations' needs
- Sustainability: Developing and strengthening care coordination program's financial sustainability by establishing effective revenue sources such as expanded service reimbursement, resource sharing, and/or contributions from partners at the community, county, regional, and state levels
Rural Health Public-Private Partnerships
Applicants have an opportunity to build public-private partnerships into their applications. RHPPP includes a number of philanthropies and trusts from across the country that focus on rural health. Many RHPPP-participating organizations have expressed interest in using care coordination as a strategy toward improving health outcomes in rural communities. Applicants may wish to see if they are located in a service area served by an RHPPP-participating organization.
Applicants must be:
- Located in an eligible rural area
- Rural public and nonprofit private entities including faith-based and community organizations
- In a consortium with at least 2 additional organizations and at least 3 or more healthcare providers
- 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
Award ceiling: $250,000 per year
Number of awards: Up to 10
Project period: 3 years
Total funding available: $2,500,000
According to the application instructions:
"The FY2020 President's Budget does not request funding for this program. This notice is a contingency action taken to ensure that, should funds become available for this purpose, HRSA can process applications and award funds in a timely manner. You should note that this program may be cancelled prior to award."
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