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Kansas Rural Hospital Innovation Grant

Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Sep 30, 2024

The Rural Hospital Innovation Grant (RHIG) provides funding for hospitals in Kansas for transitional projects related to changing a hospital's current healthcare delivery model to a model more appropriate for the community that the hospital serves.

Transitional projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Transitioning a hospital to a new provider type
  • Making changes to the services provided and/or mode in which services are delivered to better suit the community
  • Conducting a market study of healthcare services needed and provided in the community
  • Acquiring and implementing new technological tools and infrastructure, such as telemedicine delivery methods
  • Acquiring the services of appropriate personnel including but not limited to additional medical residents or individuals trained to be needed healthcare professionals

Eligible applicants are hospitals in counties in Kansas other than Douglas, Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee, and Wyandotte counties.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Total program funding: $10,000,000

Cost sharing is required in the amount of $2 of matching funds for every $1 of awarded funds.

Application process

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

Email completed applications to

Application are accepted year round and reviewed quarterly through September 30, 2024 or until all funds have been awarded.

Tagged as
Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Service delivery models · Technology for health and human services · Kansas

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