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Minnesota Hospital Safety Net Grant Program

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Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Mar 30, 2020

Randi Callahan


Minnesota Hospital Safety Net Grant Program provides grant funding to licensed hospitals to help defray underpayments for high-cost services provided to Emergency Medical Assistance enrollees.

Grant funds may be used for operating costs to offset the cost of treating EMA enrollees, including:

  • Salaries
  • Fringe benefits
  • Contracted services
  • Travel
  • Training
  • Supplies
  • Equipment
  • Capital improvements

Eligible applicants are licensed hospitals in Minnesota that serve EMA enrollees.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $1,190,000 is available in Fiscal Year 2020.

Funds will be awarded proportionally among all eligible hospitals who apply, based on the total dollar amount of qualifying EMA claims of over $50,000 between February 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Completed applications may be submitted by:

Randi Callahan, Grant Manager
Minnesota Department of Health, ORHPC
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

Courier or delivery:
Randi Callahan, Grant Manager
Minnesota Department of Health, ORHPC
85 East 7th Place, Suite 220
St. Paul, MN 55101


Tagged as
Capital funding · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Poverty · Minnesota

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