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HRSA Announces Grants to Improve Maternal Health in Rural Communities

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The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) federal Office of Rural Health Policy has announced a grant opportunity to improve maternal health in rural communities. The Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program will test a network approach to improving maternal health access and outcomes in rural regions.  

The focus areas of the RMOMS Program include: 

  • Rural Regional Approaches to Risk Appropriate Care 
  • Network Approach to Coordinating a Continuum of Care 
  • Leveraging Telehealth and Specialty Care 
  • Financial Sustainability 

HRSA expects to fund at least three networks with each RMOMS award recipient receiving up to $1 million annually for up to four years. Applications are due by June 4.  

HRSA will hold a webinar on April 22 at 11 a.m. (PT). The call-in number is (833) 568-8864; participant code: 91092458. The webinar recording will be posted on the HRSA site.