Iowa Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Oversight and Coordination
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Iowa Department of Public Health
The Iowa Department of Public Health is seeking a
qualified applicant to provide comprehensive management
and oversight of the State of Iowa's Small Hospital
Improvement Program (SHIP).
Responsibilities will include coordination of group
purchases of goods and services that align with the
participating hospitals' designated activities that fall
within any or all of the following:
- Enable the purchase of equipment and/or training to
help hospitals attain value-based purchasing provision in
the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- Aid small rural hospitals in joining or becoming
accountable care organizations, or create shared savings
- Enable small rural hospitals to purchase health
information technology, equipment, and/or training to
comply with meaningful use, ICD-10 standards, and payment
Eligible applicants are governmental, nonprofit and
Amount of funding
Applicants may apply for up to $57,648 for program
management and oversight costs. An additional $816,000
will be available for distribution to eligible hospitals
for project-related goods and services.
The project period will be from June 01, 2019 to May 31,
2025, dependent upon contractor performance and
availability of funds.
Accountable Care Organizations · Capital funding · Health information technology · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Iowa
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