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Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) – Funding & Opportunities

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Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support projects that will expand, enhance, and sustain the delivery of effective healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Contracting Model Inactive
Building on lessons learned from initiatives involving Medicare Accountable Care Organizations, the Direct Contracting Model is a set of 3 voluntary payment model options designed to reduce expenditures and preserve and enhance quality of care for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Rural Health Care Coordination Program Inactive
Funding for rural health consortiums working to improve access and quality of care through care coordination strategies with the focus areas of collaboration, leadership, workforce, improved outcomes, and sustainability in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human 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

Last Updated: 9/30/2020