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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

June 5, 2014

Hot Off the Presses

1. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) will hold a webinar on June 9th at 2 PM EDT for 340B stakeholders. As a result of the ACA’s 340B expansion, many rural hospitals are now eligible for this program and can take advantage of reduced pricing for outpatient drugs.  The objectives of the webinar are to update hospitals on the registration process and outline the upcoming changes to the registration database.  Please see webinar details below:

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Missouri Rural Health Conference

June 3, 2014

Save the date for the 7th Annual Missouri Rural Health Conference.

USDA for HIT

June 3, 2014

The Missouri Health Information Technology Center is sponsoring a “Missouri Marketplace” seminar to discuss the application process for eligible hospitals, rural health clinics and health providers seeking low-cost loans and grants for health information technology available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The center has partnered with the Missouri State Office of the USDA, MHA, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ Office of Primary Care and Rural Health and the Delta Regional Authority to present this program.

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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

June 2, 2014

Hot Off the Presses

  1. For the 11th year in a row, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has produced the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR). These reports measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. The reports present, in chart form, the latest available findings on quality of and access to health care. Chapter 11 of the NHDR focuses on quality and disparities in care for populations at elevated risk for receiving poor health care, including the rural population.

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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

May 28, 2014

Hot Off the Presses

The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is pleased to announce the release of the FY 2014 Evidence-Based Tele-Emergency Network Grant Program Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) HRSA-14-138. The purpose is to support a range of Tele-Emergency care services that will allow for the analysis of a significant volume of patient encounters followed by a detailed study and analysis of patient outcomes in rural areas.  Applicants may propose funding for up to 3 years, with projects beginning September 1.  ORHP expects to fund up to 4 awardees.   Applicants may apply for a ceiling amount of up to $400,000 per year.  Please see the Funding Opportunity Announcement for more information.

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ORHP Award Announcement: Rural Health Network Planning Program

May 19, 2014

The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is pleased to announce the release of 14 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program (Network Planning) awards in FY 2014.  The purpose of the Network Planning program is to support the planning and development of rural integrated healthcare networks.

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Delta Health Care Services Grant Program

May 19, 2014

 

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.874

Link

view program website

Sponsor

USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service

Deadlines

Jun 13, 2014

Contact

Natalie Melton
Phone: 202.690.1374
Email: rd.deltahealth@wdc.usda.gov
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