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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Medicaid

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

Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to support research aimed at reducing health disparities by researchers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Quality Payment Program Support for Small, Underserved, and Rural Practices
Customized technical assistance for clinicians in small practices, including those in rural locations, Health Professional Shortage Areas, and Medically Underserved Areas to help them participate and succeed in the Quality Payment Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Quality Reporting and Peer Review Assistance for Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma
Customized technical assistance for Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma in the areas of evaluation, healthcare improvement, data, and reporting.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality, Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
Social Determinants of Health Academy
An online training series for staff from health centers, Health Center Controlled Networks, and Primary Care Associations to help develop, implement, and sustain interventions related to the social determinants of health in their clinics and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Tobacco Disparities Grant Inactive
Grants for tobacco prevention and control activities in South Dakota that are aimed at reducing disparate tobacco use among youth and young adults, American Indians, pregnant women, Medicaid clients, smokeless tobacco users, and mental health and substance abuse populations.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 27, 2020
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Quality Payment Program Exceptions Inactive
The opportunity to apply for exceptions to meeting Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program requirements.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Hardship Exception Application Inactive
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: Dec 2, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CMS Health Equity Award Inactive
An honorary award to recognize an organization that demonstrates a commitment to health equity by reducing disparities among the CMS beneficiaries they serve, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and those living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS Office of Minority Health
Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native Children Inactive
Grants for outreach to increase the enrollment and retention of American Indian and Alaska Native children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 19, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MATE) Inactive
Grants to establish and/or expand Medication-Assisted Treatment programs in eligible hospitals, health clinics, and tribal organizations located in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing the number of access points where individuals living in rural communities with opioid use disorder can receive evidence-based treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services