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HRSA: 2022 Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program


The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program.

Donor Name: Health Resources and Services Administration

Country: United States

State: All States

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 03/21/2022

Size of the Grant: $200,000

Grant Duration: 4 Years


The purpose of this program is to provide support to rural primary care providers, such as a critical access hospital, a rural health clinic, or a network of rural health providers, for the planning and implementation of quality improvement activities providing services to residents of rural areas.

The goal of the Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program is to promote the development of a quality improvement culture and the delivery of cost-effective, coordinated, culturally appropriate, and equitable health care services in rural primary care settings. Specifically, program objectives include increased care coordination, enhanced chronic disease management, and improved health outcomes for patients. An additional program goal is to prepare rural health care providers for quality reporting and pay-for-performance programs. In order to achieve these goals and objectives, applicants are required to use an evidence-based model or promising practice to demonstrate the following impact areas, by the end of the four-year period of performance:

  • Improved health outcomes,
  • Expanded capacity for essential health care services, and
  • Increased financial sustainability.

Funding Information

  • HRSA estimates approximately $8,000,000 to be available annually to fund up to 40 recipients. The actual amount available will not be determined until enactment of the final FY 2022 federal appropriation. You may apply for a ceiling amount of up to $200,000 total cost (includes both direct and indirect, facilities and administrative costs) per year. This program notice is subject to the appropriation of funds, and is a contingency action taken to ensure that, should funds become available for this purpose, HRSA can process applications and award funds appropriately.
  • The period of performance is August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2026 (4 years).

Eligible Applicants

Eligible applicants must:

  • be a domestic rural public or rural nonprofit private health care provider or provider of health care services, such as a critical access hospital, a rural health clinic;
  • or be another rural provider or network of small rural providers identified by the Secretary as a key source of local or regional care; and
  • not previously have received an award under this subsection for the same or similar project

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