Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP)
The Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) supports small rural hospitals of 49 beds or less by:
- Enabling the purchase of equipment and/or training to attain the value-based purchasing provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- Aiding small rural hospitals in joining or becoming Accountable Care Organizations, or creating shared savings programs per the ACA
- Enabling small rural hospitals to purchase health information technology, equipment, and/or training to comply with meaningful use, ICD-10 standards, and payment bundling
The Texas State Office of Rural Health will compile all eligible applications and submit a single federal SHIP application for the state.
Eligible applicants are small hospitals with 49 beds or less located in a rural area of Texas.
Awards are anticipated to total $9,000 per hospital.
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.