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Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project Application for Onsite Consultation

Application Period (extended due date): September 25 – October 23, 2017

The SRHT online application and the self-assessment closes midnight on October 23, 2017. 

Recipients of SRHT onsite technical assistance will not be selected for additional onsite TA in consecutive years; however, hospitals may re-apply in alternating years for onsite TA other than the previously supported project. For example, hospitals that are supported in the 2016-2017 program year are ineligible for the 2017-2018 application period.

Prepare for the 2017-2018 SRHT Application

The documents below are a preview of the 2017 application. The forms provide an option to begin work on the application in advance of the online release date. The due date in the below documents states October 16 as the deadline, but we have extended that to October 23!

Helpful Hints to Submit a Successful Application

  • Both critical access hospitals (CAH) and perspective payment system (PPS) hospitals must complete all questions for both the application and the self-assessment
  • All applicants must explain both Yes and No responses, even if the question specifies clarification for only 'if yes' or 'if no' answers
  • The online application does not allow for applicants to save their work. Applicants can cut from MS Word document with prepared answers and paste into the online application.
  • Incomplete applications will be returned and not scored. An application will be considered incomplete if a section is missing, or if information within any section of the application is missing.
  • Should an applicant determine that revisions are required after the application or self-assessment have been submitted, a new online application and/or self-assessment may be resubmitted. The most recent submission will be reviewed and scored.

Submit Online Application and Self-Assessment

Program Contact

Contact Bethany Adams at badams@ruralcenter.org or Rhonda Barcus at rbarcus@ruralcenter.org for questions regarding the online application, self-assessment and/or application process.

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.