Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP)
HRSA-16-018 | Office of Rural Health Policy
Application Accepted: 10/14/2015 to 12/15/2015
Projected Award Date: 06/01/2016
Estimated Award Amount: N/A
This announcement solicits applications for the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP). The purpose of the SHIP is to help small rural hospitals of 49 beds or less, do any or all of the following: 1) enable the purchase of equipment and/or training to help hospitals attain value-based purchasing provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA); 2) aid small rural hospitals in joining or becoming accountable care organizations, or create shared savings programs per the ACA; and 3) enable small rural hospitals to purchase health information technology, equipment, and/or training to comply with meaningful use, ICD-10 standards, and payment bundling.