HRSA-23-033 Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)



Grant Alert! The US Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) has a new opportunity, HRSA-23-033 Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP). This program supports eligible small rural hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations through purchases of hardware, software, and training. SHIP also assists such hospitals in participating in delivery system reforms such as becoming or joining a Medicare Shared Savings Program or Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), participating in other shared saving programs, and purchasing health information technology (hardware/software), equipment, and/or training to comply with quality improvement activities such as advancing patient care information, promoting interoperability, and payment bundling.


Grant Snapshot


Who’s Eligible to Apply?

The State Office of Rural Health (SORH) in each state will be the official award recipient of record, and will act as fiscal intermediary for all eligible small rural hospitals within the state.


How Much Money is Available?

Approximately $20,734,674 million


How Much Can I ask for?

approximately $13,011 per hospital


How Many Awards?

1,600 hospitals, consolidated under 46 state recipients


Period of Performance

June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2028 (5 years)


When is the Grant Due?

Grants.gov due date is 11/8/22


Program Priorities Areas


Small, rural hospitals

Telemedicine/ technology


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