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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Emergency department and urgent care services

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

Kansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Opioid Settlement Fund Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for organizations working to abate and alleviate the impacts of the opioid crisis and co-occurring substance use challenges in South Dakota communities. Rural behavioral health workforce, MAT training, and telehealth in rural communities are among the approved uses of funds.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2023
Sponsors: South Dakota Department of Health, South Dakota Department of Social Services
Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant Inactive
Grants for research to improve healthcare access, delivery, utilization, quality, and outcomes of those affected by health disparities. Proposals are encouraged to propose or lay the groundwork for emergency department-based interventions that produce actionable evidence and/or reproducible findings to improve health outcomes for disparities groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2023
Sponsor: Emergency Medicine Foundation
West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professions students who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2023
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
New York Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation Collaborative Inactive
Learning community in New York designed for hospitals pursuing geriatric emergency department accreditation. The goal is to improve care provided to older adults in the emergency department, establish resources required to provide high-quality care, focus on providing the highest standard of care for older adults in the community. Hospitals in rural communities are encouraged to participate.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment (RCORP-MAT) Access Inactive
Grants to establish new Medication-Assisted Treatment access points and increase capacity for the provision of sustainable MAT services in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing access to evidence-based treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Arkansas Rural Practice Scholarship program Inactive
Forgivable loans for Arkansas students who are enrolled, accepted, or alternates for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and who agree to practice full-time primary care medicine in a rural community in Arkansas after completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Campuses
Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model Inactive
A voluntary, 5-year payment model that will provide greater flexibility to ambulance care teams to address emergency healthcare needs of Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries following a 911 call. The model is designed to correct misaligned incentives and has the potential to improve the quality of care and lower costs to Medicare by reducing avoidable transports to the hospital ED and potentially reducing avoidable inpatient admissions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services