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The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy provides these updates in Rural Route, the monthly newsletter published by the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC). Contact Nicole Clement at nclement@ruralcenter.org if you would like to subscribe to receive the newsletter.

New Flex year (Fiscal Year 2017), Notice of Award (NOA)/PIMS webinar, Tropical Storm Harvey

2017 Reverse Site Visit, Flex grant Notices of Award, Fiscal year 16 PIMS, Flex Program logic model

Fiscal Year 2017 Non-Competitive Continuation (NCC) reviews and Notices of Grant Award, PIMS updates, Flex Program Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

Supplemental Flex funding webinar, PIMS Data Tool, use of PIMS data, Flex Program direction and development

Flex grant Non-Competing Continuation (NCC), Flex Program Forum
Fiscal year 2017 Flex grant NCC release
A personal story about the importance of rural health care, TASC 90 webinar recording available, EHB deadlines and the Flex Grant Non-Competing Continuation (NCC)
Virtual Knowledge Group webinars, Federal Financial Reports (FFRs), MBQIP update about Outpatient and Population and Sampling glitch, Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
Demonstrating Flex Program outcomes, Carryover instructions and template, PIMS tools and guidance to come
National Rural Health Day, PIMS data, Federal Financial Reports (FFRs), HRSA Grant conference call playback
MBQIP influenza immunization measures, PIMS data, CMS Rural Health Solutions Summit, MIPS final rule
PIMS questions and answers call playback, MBQIP IMM-2 reporting instructions, Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers
2016 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit presentations and Communicating the Message activity, Sign up for FORHP weekly update, new FORHP staff, Flex grant Notices of Award (NOA), Save the Date Flex grant NOA webinar
New FORHP staff, MBQIP Monthly, Reminders from submitted NCC progress reports, Resources available from Rural Health Value, TASC and the National Rural Health Resource Center, HRSA Grants website, Flex Program Reverse Site Visit
New PIMS data collection format, NCC reports, Article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) about CAH surgical procedures, Flex Program Reverse Site Visit
FORHP staff update, Flex grant Non-Competing Continuation available in EHB and reminders, HRSA Grant Satisfaction Survey, Flex Program Reverse Site Visit
Flex grant Non-Competing Continuation (NCC) reminders, Carryover requests, Quarterly reports, FORHP Flex Program Workshop, Flex Program Reverse Site Visit
NRHA Policy Institute, Carryover requests, Flex grant Non-Competing Continuation, Quarterly reports, MBQIP VKG, PIMS measures review webinar, State Flex Program Core Competencies webinar
Rural Hospitals Issues Group, Flex Orientation webinar, Federal Financial Reports (FFRs), MBQIP VKGs, Carryover request, Flex Program Core Competencies for Excellence webinar, Flex grant Flex Non-Competing Continuation, FORHP Flex Program Workshop, Flex Program Reverse Site Visit, Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rules