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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.

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: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Minority Research Grant Program Inactive
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. The purpose of the program is to support researchers at minority serving institutions that are exploring how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services can better meet the healthcare needs of racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NCOA Grants for New Benefits Enrollment Centers Inactive
Grants to community-based nonprofits to serve as Benefits Enrollment Centers that work to find and enroll eligible adults in 5 core federal benefit programs. Focuses on serving certain target population groups, including people living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Council on Aging
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
Accountable Health Communities: Track 1 – Awareness Inactive
This funding opportunity announcement is for the Track 1 – Awareness track only and includes the following elements: (1) screening of community-dwelling beneficiaries to identify certain unmet health-related social needs and (2) referral of community-dwelling beneficiaries to increase awareness of community services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Accountable Health Communities Model Inactive
Grant objective is to test whether screening beneficiaries for health-related social needs and associated referrals to and navigation of community-based services will improve quality and affordability in Medicare and Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2016
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services