Community Incentive for Rural and Underserved Areas of Tennessee
Mary Ann Watson
The Community Incentive Program provides funding for rural and underserved healthcare practices to offer incentives that will bring qualified physicians, dentists, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurse practitioners into areas of need. Funds also contribute to the retention of rural providers and support the workforce network of rural practice sites in their efforts to build the healthcare workforce in rural Tennessee communities.
Approved uses of funds include:
- Signing bonuses
- Relocation expenses
- Acquisition of equipment necessary for improved provision of care
- Insurance and/or other benefit enhancements
- Locum tenens
- Tuition or loan repayment
Eligible sites include facilities in medically underserved Tennessee communities, including:
- Critical Access Hospitals (CAH)
- Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
- Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
- Health departments providing primary care
- Faith-based clinics
- Private practices
Up to $50,000 per site.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.