The Flex Program Forum is a secure, web-based message forum for use by the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Programs to connect and share information, ideas and lessons learned and best practices. On the Forum, please share messages, pose questions, post resources and comment on each other’s posts. The Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of The Center, maintains the Forum.

TASC reserves the right to restrict user access. A user’s account is his or hers alone and should not be used by anyone else. Each user is responsible for activity created by their account.

For more information, please contact Nicole Clement at or (218) 727-9390 ext. 228.

To navigate existing discussions in the Flex Program Forum, you may search the current discussions using the search box below. Or, you can click a topic heading to show only discussions related to that topic area. To create a New Discussion, please click on the Start Discussion link above. For additional guidelines and instructions, please see the related Guidelines and Instructions links above.

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, $1,560,000 (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.