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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Accountable Care Organizations

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

Premera Rural Mental Health Initiative: Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment in Washington and Alaska Inactive
Training, coaching, and financial assistance for primary care clinics in rural areas of Washington and Alaska designed to expand access to mental health treatment and integrate evidence-based mental health services into primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Alaska and Washington
Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2021
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross, University of Washington AIMS Center
North Carolina Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Grant Inactive
Funding for a contractor to assist small, rural hospitals in North Carolina with upgrading essential capital equipment, implementing new processes to deliver high quality care, and transitioning to an electronic working environment.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 26, 2021
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Minnesota Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Inactive
Coordinated state application to HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy on behalf of the needs of Minnesota's small rural hospitals. Funds may be used to purchase items from the SHIP Purchasing Menu in the categories of value based purchasing, accountable care organization, payment bundling, or care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) Inactive
Grants to help small rural hospitals of 49 beds or less with their quality improvement efforts and with their adaptation to changing payment systems through investments in hardware, software, and related trainings.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2021
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Direct Contracting Model Inactive
Building on lessons learned from initiatives involving Medicare Accountable Care Organizations, the Direct Contracting Model is a set of 3 voluntary payment model options designed to reduce expenditures and preserve and enhance quality of care for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Iowa Clinical Innovations for Improving Detection of Undiagnosed Hypertension and Cholesterol Inactive
Grants to organizations in Iowa to promote the adoption and use of electronic health records and health information technology to improve provider outcomes and patient health outcomes related to identification of individuals with undiagnosed hypertension and undiagnosed high cholesterol and management of adults aged 18-85.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2020
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Oversight and Coordination Inactive
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.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Inactive
Provides funding to small rural hospitals, through their State Office of Rural Health, to help them do any or all of the following: purchase equipment or training to attain value-based payment and care goals; join or become an accountable care organization; and purchase health information technology, equipment, or training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services