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Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement

  • Program Name:Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation-Cooperative Agreement
  • Activity Code:U27
  • Application Available:12/21/2017
  • Application Deadline:2/23/2018
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:1/11/2017
  • Last Updated by:McCoy, Stephanie
  • Last Updated On:12/21/2017
  • Estimated Project Start Date:7/1/2018

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-18-037
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.241
Provisional No
Activity Code U27
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2018


This notice solicits applications for the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement.  The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement.  The purpose of this program is to provide data and conduct analysis to inform improvement efforts in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).  CAHs will benefit by having resources related to financial and operational improvement, quality of care reporting and improvement, emergency medical service (EMS) integration and population health activities.  CAHs will have access to analyses of relevant data and evidence-based best practices to improve their outcomes.  CAH focused improvement efforts will also inform other CAHs and state Flex programs.

 Legislative Information

§711(b) of the Social Security Act, (42 U.S.C. 912(b)), as amended.

 Application Information

Application Available 12/21/2017
Application Deadline 02/23/2018
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 03/16/2018
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New; Continuation & Supplement
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 07/01/2018
Estimated Project End Date 06/30/2023
Estimated Amount of this Competition $1,500,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 1
Estimated Average Size of Awards $1,500,000.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement Yes

 Contact Information

Name Owmy Bouloute
Phone Number (301) 945-9675

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
FINAL HRSA-18-037.pdf 426 kB 12/21/2017 Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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