Critical Access Hospital Recognition

Has your critical access hospital (CAH) implemented an innovative approach to care coordination that is worthy of recognition? If so, please consider submitting a nomination for the Critical Access Hospital Recognition, an initiative of Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC)​​​, a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center), and supported by Federal Office of Rural Health Policy’s (FORHP).
The purpose of the CAH Recognition initiative is to capture best practices and recognize the innovative work being done in CAHs across the country. Based on scoring criteria listed below, chosen CAHs will each receive a certificate of recognition. They will also be profiled in this newsletter, promoted on The Center’s social media platforms, and a press release will be sent to the communities in which the CAHs reside.
CAH Care Coordination initiatives must meet the following requirements:
  • Efforts were supported by the state Flex Program
  • Has a well-developed evaluation plan
  • Able to share two to five qualitative and/or quantitative outcomes
Thorough descriptions required for the following:
  • Innovative approach to care coordination implemented to improve population health.
  • How implementing care coordination was identified as a need.
  • Two to five qualitative and/or quantitative outcomes that explain how the initiative is successfully meeting community need and improving population health.
  • How the state Flex Program supported the CAH in their care coordination implementation efforts.
Nominations will be accepted through Friday, February 7, 2020 . Please submit a​ CAH Recognition nominations here.
For questions, please contact Angie.