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Funding by Topic: Emergency medical services

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

Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model – Medical Triage Line Inactive
Grant to state and local governments or other eligible entities to improve the efficiency of their 911 emergency response system by establishing a medical triage line that can redirect non-emergency callers to care alternatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Oregon Critical Access Hospital (CAH) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Partner Emergency Response Simulation Team Training Inactive
Training opportunity offering two sponsored simulation training events for Oregon Critical Access Hospitals and their EMS agency partners to strengthen their emergency response capabilities.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Arkansas' Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant (CAH/FLEX) Program Inactive
Training and technical assistance to build capacity, support innovation, and promote sustainable improvement in the rural healthcare system, specifically Critical Access Hospitals in Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program Inactive
Grants to partnerships of public and private sector entities to increase the number of individuals training in healthcare occupations that directly impact patient care and to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages by creating sustainable employment and training programs in healthcare occupations (including behavioral and mental healthcare) serving rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
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
Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Inactive
Grants to state designated entities to assist Critical Access Hospitals with quality and performance activities, including: stabilizing rural hospital finance; integrating emergency medical services (EMS) into their healthcare systems; incorporating population health; and fostering innovative models of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services