The Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH) supports Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) through the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Program (FLEX Program). FLEX offers states grants to help implement initiatives to strengthen the rural healthcare infrastructure, focusing on quality reporting and improvement, financial and operational improvement, emergency medical service integration, and population health management.
The Critical Access Hospital Conference is designed to bring together Michigan CAH Leadership, including CEOs, CFOs, CNOs, and Directors of Patient Safety and Quality.
The objectives for this conference include:
Federal Update and New Models of Payment/Delivery
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Update and CAH's in the Rural Landscape
Hennika: Highlighting Successes of Michigan Critical Access Hospitals
Donnelly: Highlighting Successes of Michigan Critical Access Hospitals
A Vision for the Future: Critical Access Hospitals
Michigan Center for Rural Health