The Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) helps rural hospitals of 49 beds or less in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations, through:
Each State Office of Rural Health (SORH) submits an application to HRSA on behalf of eligible hospital applicants in its state. The SORH is the official award recipient of record and serves as fiscal intermediary for all eligible hospitals within the state.
The State Office of Rural Health (SORH) in each state will be the official grantee and will act as a fiscal intermediary for all eligible small rural hospitals within their state.
Eligible small rural hospital is defined as a non-federal, short-term general acute care hospital that is located in a rural area and has 49 available beds or less, as reported on the hospital’s most recently filed Medicare Cost Report.
Estimated award amount: $13,011 per eligible hospital per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 46
Estimated total program funding: $20,734,674
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.