Who are eligible for SHIP grants?

To be eligible for these grants, a hospital must:

  • Have 49 available beds or less, as reported on the hospital's most recently filed Medicare Cost Report
  • Be in a rural area, (located outside a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) or located in a rural census tract of an MSA as determined under the Goldsmith Modification)
  • Be defined as a non-Federal, short-term, general acute care facility

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1. How does the Small Hospital Improvement Program work?
2. Who are eligible for SHIP grants?