Rural Hospital Improvement grants assist
small rural hospitals to pay for costs related to the implementation of PPS, comply with provisions of HIPAA and reduce medical errors and support quality improvement.
Black Lung Clinics grants support
public and private nonprofit entities in the operation of clinics that provide diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of active and retired coal miners with respiratory and pulmonary impairments.
Exposure Screening and Education grants support health care providers in the operation of clinics that educate, screen, diagnose and treat people affected by the mining, transport and processing of
uranium and the testing of nuclear weapons for the Nation's weapons
Grant Programs for States
FLEX Critical Access Hospitals Health Information Technology
Network grants support the
development of pilot programs in States that create networks to develop and implement Health Information Technology systems, such as practice management, disease registry, care management, clinical messaging, personal health record, electronic health records and health information exchange systems.
of Rural Health grants
assist States in strengthening rural health care delivery systems by maintaining a focal point for rural health
Rural Hospital Flexibility grants
are awarded to States to help them develop and implement Rural Health Plans with broad collaboration; stabilize rural hospitals by helping them consider, plan for and obtain designation as Critical Access Hospitals; assist Critical Access Hospitals, other providers, and communities as they develop networks of care; improve and integrate emergency medical services; and improve quality of care.