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Minnesota Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Jan 31, 2024

The Minnesota Office of Rural Health and Primary Care coordinates a state application to HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy on behalf of the needs of Minnesota's small rural hospitals. Funds may be used to purchase items from the SHIP Purchasing Menu in the categories of value based purchasing, accountable care organization, and payment bundling.

Specific funding priorities and ineligible expenses are listed in the application instructions.


Small rural hospitals in Minnesota with 49 or fewer beds are eligible to apply, including Critical Access Hospitals.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The estimated maximum award for each hospital is $13,312.

The estimated grant period is July, 2024 to May, 2025.

Application process

Links to the application instructions and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Accountable Care Organizations · Critical Access Hospitals · Health information technology · Health workforce education and training · Hospitals · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Minnesota

Organizations (1)

  • Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, view details

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