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HRSA seeks comment on small rural hospital grant program

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, January 30, 2008
The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking comments from the public on its plan to institute a permanent deviation from a policy in HHS with regards to HRSA's Small Rural Hospital Grant Program. The SHIP grant program is designed to assist eligible small rural hospitals in implementing HIPAA compliant Prospective Payments Systems in order to reduce medical errors and improve patient quality.