The Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program reimbursement scholarships application is open now.

Project period: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022 (Attendance at education, training, professional development, and conferences must be between these dates)

The step by step application process:

  1. Complete the online application
    Rural Emergency Medical Services:
    Population Health:
    Financial Improvement:
    Quality Improvement:
  2. Wait for approval from the Flex Program Manager (PM)
  3.  After PM approval of the application, make the arraignments.
    Reimbursable costs: GSA rates apply

    • Registration, Tuition
    • Lodging
    • Meals
    • Transportation Costs


  4. After completing the course, training, or conference, email the Flex Program Manager an invoice, supporting documentation (receipts), and proof of completion.
  5. Please allow 45 days for reimbursement.

Most of you are aware of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program reimbursable scholarships for education, training, and professional development. Please share these learning opportunities with the hospital staff and stakeholders.  


For learning opportunities that require a registration fee or tuition, reach out to me and I will forward the scholarship link.