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MO Rural County Changes and Telehealth Reimbursement

January 10, 2014

Missouri Rural County Changes and Rural Eligibility and Telehealth Reimbursement

Counties that no longer have any eligible rural area:
Bollinger, Caldwell, Cape Girardeau, Cass, Dallas, Lincoln, Osage, Warren, Webster

Counties that now have eligible areas:
Jackson

Counties that were part rural but are now all rural:
Howard, Washington

The websites for Rural Eligibility and Telehealth Reimbursement are:
http://datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/RuralAdvisor/RuralHealthAdvisor.aspx
http://datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/telehealthAdvisor/telehealthEligibility.aspx

Funding Opportunity

December 19, 2013

The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is pleased to announce the release of the  Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (announcement number: HRSA-14-046).  The purpose of ORHP’s Radiation Screening and Education Program designed to develop education programs, disseminate information on radiogenic diseases, screen eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases, provide referrals for medical treatment, and facilitate documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.  
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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

December 19, 2013

Funding Opportunities 

  1. The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is pleased to announce the release of up to $300,000 in support of the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (RESEP).  This program will support grantees in the development and dissemination of education programs related to radiogenic diseases, screening and referrals. 

    The deadline to submit an application in www.grants.gov is February 14, 2014.  ORHP strongly recommends that applicants submit their applications prior to the due date to avoid any technological problems. All applications have to be submitted electronically in www.grants.gov and waiver requests to submit a paper copy application will not be accepted.
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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

December 11, 2013

Funding Opportunities

  1. The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is pleased to announce the release of the fiscal year 2014 Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program.  The purpose of this program is to assist in the development of an integrated healthcare network. Applications must be submitted into grants.gov by January 16, 2014.To access the application visit: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html and type in HRSA-14-043 in the funding opportunity box. 
  2. Due to the government shutdown, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy has made changes to the Rural Health Network Development funding opportunity, pushing back the due date for all applications to December 6, 2013.  For more information on this funding announcement please visit http://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=243713 

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Network Development Funding Opportunity Announcement (HRSA-14-044): Deadline Extended

December 6, 2013

The original date for this announcement was today, but we now have a new deadline.  The NEW HRSA-14-044 deadline for application submission is on December 9th, 2013 at 11:59 P.M. EST.  Grants.gov will be offline this weekend beginning Friday, December 6th, at 12:01 AM until Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at 11:59 PM.  Please inform applicants as they approach you regarding any issues they may have submitting into www.grants.gov.  The system should be up and running first thing Monday morning and we recommend applicants submit as soon as it is back up.

Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

December 5, 2013

Funding Opportunities 

  1. The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is pleased to announce the release of the fiscal year 2014 Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program.  The purpose of this program is to assist in the development of an integrated healthcare network.  Applications must be submitted into grants.gov by January 16, 2014.  
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2013 Rural Heath Champion

November 21, 2013

The 2013 Rural Heath Champion has been chosen. CONGRATULATIONS to the CEO of Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO – Marcia R. Dial for being voted Missouri’s Rural Health Champion!

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