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Resources by Topic: Capital funding

The Capital Investment Needs of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs): Results of the 2007 National CAH Survey
Describes the findings of a national telephone survey of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to determine the nature of their capital funding needs and experiences in accessing capital funding to meet those needs. Includes policy implications.
Author(s): Walter Gregg
Date: 02/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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The Capital Investment Needs of CAHs: Fire and Life Safety Code Compliance and Organizational Performance
Describes current Critical Access Hospital (CAH) capital investment needs and their experiences obtaining the capital funding critical for remaining compliant with fire and life safety codes and essential for maintaining effective and efficient operations.
Author(s): Walter Gregg
Date: 11/2008
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Implementing a New USDA Rural Development Program Targeting Small Rural Hospitals and Their Communities: Recommendations of the RUPRI Health Panel
Lists recommendations for implementing a new USDA Rural Development program, included in the Senate Farm Bill proposal, should it be enacted into law. Discusses program goals to strengthen rural healthcare delivery systems, to provide necessary healthcare services to rural residents in a cost-effective manner.
Author(s): Andrew F. Coburn, A. Clinton MacKinney, Timothy D. McBride, et al.
Date: 03/2008
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
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Availability and Use of Capital by Critical Access Hospitals
Examines the experiences of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in meeting their capital needs. Discusses efforts to obtain capital, sources of capital, uses of capital, technical assistance resources, and current capital needs. Includes information on state capital programs available to CAHs.
Author(s): Walter Gregg
Date: 03/2005
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Rural Hospital Access to Capital: Issues and Recommendations
Identifies federal programs that have or could help rural hospitals meet their capital needs, assesses whether rural hospitals have difficulty getting capital under the current programs, and makes recommendations for improvement. The Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program (HUD 242) and USDA Community Facilities Program (CFP) are discussed.
Author(s): Walter Gregg, Astrid Knott, Ira Moscovice
Date: 07/2002
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Capital Needs of Small Rural Hospitals
Small rural hospitals are aging and may be in need of repair or replacement. A survey of 950 rural hospitals with under 50 beds focused on small rural hospitals' capital needs and access to capital.
Author(s): Jeffrey Stensland, Julie Schoenman, Curt Mueller, Andrew Singer
Date: 05/2002
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
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Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Locator
An interactive search tool that allows people to locate community development financial institutions in their area. Includes search options by organization, state, area(s) served, organization type, and lending type.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Opportunity Finance Network
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Section 242 Mortgage Insurance Success Stories
Features hospitals, including rural facilities, that have accessed capital through the HUD 242 mortgage insurance program.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Raising Funds for Rural Health Care: An Introductory Manual
Outlines basic principles for establishing a structured, ongoing philanthropic resource development process. Information is targeted at rural healthcare facilities and designed to promote understanding across three core areas of resource development: annual funds, capital campaigns, and endowments.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Technical Assistance and Services Center
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Capital Funding for Rural Healthcare Topic Guide
Information, sources and frequently asked questions for capital funding in rural communities. Identifies major federal loan and grant programs for capital projects, as well as other potential sources of support.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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