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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health information technology workforce

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

Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
Provides student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
Discount for Rural Health Coding and Billing Specialist Online Course
Offers a $200 discount on an online self-study course for rural healthcare professionals to attain certification as a Rural Coding and Billing Specialist.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Association for Rural Health Professional Coding (ARHPC), National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Illinois Rural Health Association Spring Semester 2018 Scholarships Inactive
Sponsors scholarships for students who have an intention to work in rural Illinois and who are enrolled in health information technology, medical billing and coding, or graduate mental/behavioral health programs.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2017
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2017
Sponsor: Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Rural Health Information Technology (HIT) Workforce Program Inactive
Supports rural health networks that focus on activities relating to the recruitment, education, training, and retention of HIT specialists.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2013
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration