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Expanding Health Care Access for Rural Veterans in Kentucky Project

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Kentucky Office of Rural Health
Oct 7, 2022

Matt Coleman


The Kentucky Office of Rural Health will provide funding for innovative projects that seek to increase access to healthcare for Kentucky's rural veterans.

Projects must align with one of the program goals:

  • Increasing access to care for underserved veteran populations, including geriatric, women, native American, and minority veteran populations
  • Increasing care coordination for veterans seeking care both at the VA system and from other community providers, including the VA community care program
  • Increasing access to mental health services, substance use disorder (SUD) services, or other healthcare services deemed necessary to meet the needs of veterans living in rural areas

Eligible activities include, but are not limited to:

  • VA Community Care Program Assistance/Education
  • Provider education/training
  • Telehealth/Tele-behavioral Health
  • Veteran outreach

Eligible applicants include Kentucky's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and nonprofit organizations located in one of the rural counties served by the CAHs.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $10,000
Project period: October 14, 2022 – July 01, 2023

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Email completed applications to Matt Coleman.

Tagged as
Access · Care coordination · Critical Access Hospitals · Health workforce education and training · Mental health · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth · Veterans · Kentucky

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