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Small Rural Hospital Improvement (SHIP) Grant

 
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The Small Rural Hospital Improvement (SHIP) Grant Program provides funding to small rural hospitals to assist with activities related to any or all of the following:

  • Value-Based Purchasing (VBP)
  • Accountable Care Organizations or Shared Savings (ACOs)
  • Payment Bundling/PPS (PB/PPS)
  • Care Transitions

To be eligible for funding, a small rural hospital (defined as one with "49 beds or less", as reported on the hospital's most recently filed Medicare Cost Report) must be located outside a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), be located in a rural census tract of a MSA as determined under the Goldsmith Modification or Rural Urban Commuting Areas, or be located in an area designated by any State law or regulation as a rural area or as a rural hospital.

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Last reviewed on May 5, 2015
Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866-HLTHY4U web@HealthyMS.com
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