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Georgia Rural Hospital Stabilization Grant Program (RHSGP)

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Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
May 2, 2022

The Georgia State Office of Rural Health will provide grants to stabilize and strengthen the financial base of rural hospitals in Georgia in order to reduce the number of closures that may be a result of financial stress created by loss of market share, under-utilization or inappropriate utilization of services, or other variables that can be identified and addressed through a focused, intentional assessment and intervention.

Project must meet one or more of the core program goals:

  • Increase market share
  • Increase access to primary care
  • Reduce potentially preventable readmissions
  • Reduce inappropriate utilization of the emergency department

To be considered eligible, the applicant must:

  1. Be located within the counties designated as rural as defined in the Rural Hospital Organization Assistance Act of 2017 or a county with a Critical Access Hospital
  2. Be in good standing to conduct business with the Department of Community Heath and State Office of Rural Health
  3. Be listed on the Rural Hospital Tax Credit (RHTC) 2022 Ranking of Financial Need
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $900,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 10

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

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Tagged as
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Governance of healthcare organizations · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Primary care · Georgia

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