Small Rural Hospital Resources

Rural hospitals are a great benefit to their communities but they often face numerous financial and operational challenges. The State Office of Rural Health (SORH) provides technical assistance, support and services to small rural hospitals throughout Tennessee.


Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX)

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program

Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services

Hospital Quality Improvement

Critical Access Hospitals

Critical Access Hospitals (additional information) 

Provider Recruitment and Retention

Hospital Closures