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Funding by Topic: Critical Access Hospitals

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

National Health Service Corps Site Application
Apply to be a National Health Service Corps Site to receive recruitment and retention assistance, networking opportunities, and other benefits.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Site Activation
Apply to be an approved Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program site to receive assistance with recruitment and retention of qualified SUD clinicians and paraprofessionals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
340B Drug Pricing Program
Allows certain facilities, such as Critical Access Hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers and FQHC look-alikes, to purchase prescription and non-prescription medications at reduced cost.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project (RHPTP)
Technical assistance and training for rural healthcare providers to build capacity in value-based care (VBC), with emphasis on efficiency, quality, patient experience, and safety. The program's goal is to guide small rural hospitals and Rural Health Clinics that are not currently participating in VBC to prepare for participation in a health system focused on value.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2024
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Texas that address education, health, human services, and arts/culture. Applications for health-related projects are accepted from throughout the state, including rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2024
Sponsor: Sid W. Richardson Foundation
Indiana SIA Foundation Grants
Funding for capital projects related to health and welfare, arts and culture, and education in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
Sponsor: SIA Foundation, Inc.
Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Hardship Exception Application
CMS eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) may be exempted from the Medicare Promoting Interoperability payment adjustment if they can show that compliance with the requirement for being a meaningful EHR user would result in a significant hardship. Eligible hospitals and CAHs may submit a hardship exception application each year for a maximum of 5 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Arkansas Life 360 HOMEs Program
Arkansas Department of Human Services will partner with eligible Medicaid hospitals to implement intensive care coordination for Medicaid clients most at risk of poor health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Human Services
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for selected hospitals, clinics and their communities in the Delta Region to make in-depth health system enhancements.
Geographic coverage: Counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee that are served by the Delta Regional Authority.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Delta Regional Authority, National Rural Health Resource Center
HUD Section 242: Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program
Loan and mortgage insurance program to help acute care hospital facilities with remodeling, expansion, modernization, equipment, refinancing, and acquisition. Critical Access Hospitals are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Housing Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development