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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Medicare Incentive Payments in Health Professional Shortage Areas
Medicare bonus payments to physicians in geographic HPSAs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Model Inactive
An advanced primary care medical home model designed to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The redesign will give practices financial resources and flexibility to make quality and efficiency of care investments and reduce unnecessary health care costs.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Grants to Support Hispanic Health Services Research Inactive
Grants to assist Hispanic Serving Institutions in conducting health services and health disparities research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Grants to Support the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Health Services Research Inactive
Grants to assist Historically Black Colleges and Universities in conducting health services and health disparities research to meet the needs of diverse CMS beneficiary populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Inactive
A program to test the feasibility of alternative, cost-based reimbursement models for small rural hospitals that are too large to be Critical Access Hospitals. Evaluation of the program will assess the financial impact on participating hospitals and the effects of healthcare on the populations served.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 17, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare Program: Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model Inactive
The Next Generation ACO Model builds upon previous Accountable Care Organization model lessons and will test different risk and financial incentives for ACOs to improve health outcomes and reduce expenditures for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 4, 2017
Application Deadline: May 18, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native Children Inactive
Grants for outreach to increase the enrollment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 14, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Accountable Health Communities: Track 1 – Awareness Inactive
This funding opportunity announcement is for the Track 1 – Awareness track only and includes the following elements: (1) screening of community-dwelling beneficiaries to identify certain unmet health-related social needs and (2) referral of community-dwelling beneficiaries to increase awareness of community services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Transforming Clinical Practices Initiative (TCPI) Support and Alignment Networks (SAN) 2.0 Inactive
Awards funding to support networks to provide technical assistance in order to leverage primary and specialist care transformation work and learning in the field. The focus will be on preparation of clinical practices for the accelerated adoption of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) on a large scale and at low cost before 2019.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 1, 2016
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
MACRA Quality Improvement Direct Technical Assistance (MQIDTA) Inactive
Funding for multiple contracts to provide training and technical assistance to small practices, specifically those that serve in rural areas, Health Professional Shortage Areas, and Medically Underserved Areas. Assistance is intended to ensure a successful transition from Merit-based Incentive Payment System to Alternative Payment Models.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 6, 2016
Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services