Special Notes

  1. All grant funds must be spent no later than Dec. 31, 2022. 
  2. Even if you have spent all your grant funds, the milestone reports must be completed, especially the number of COVID tests performed during the reporting period.
  3. If you have any questions about the eligibility of expenses, read the FAQs

2021-2022 Resources

COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Milestone 5 Report – due Jan. 15

COVD-19 Testing and Mitigation Milestone 4 Report – due Oct. 15

COVD-19 Testing and Mitigation Milestone 3 Report – due July 15

COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Milestone 2 Report – due Apr. 15

COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Milestone 1 Report – due Jan. 15

Renovation Project Completion Form

Renovation Implementation and Budget ARP SHIP form to be completed and returned with the milestone report if doing minor alterations or renovation project (category T4 or M5 on the report)

Informational Webinar – Sept 24 Slides and Recording

SHIP COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation agreement with hospitals 2021

SHIP COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Program Requirements – updated 9-22-21

SHIP COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Allowable Costs

FAQs – SHIP COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Kansas questions for T&M with answers 10-5-22

Hospitals are eligible to receive $257,366.55 as part of the Small Hospital Improvement Program Coronavirus Testing and Mitigation special grant program. The SHIP COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation program requirements are not exactly the same as the first round of COVID-19 SHIP funding. We encourage you to review all the information above so you are familiar with the requirements of the award.

Should you have questions, contact Jennifer Findley at 785-233-7436 or jfindley@kha-net.org.

The Kansas COVID-19 SHIP is managed by the by State Office of Rural Health within the Bureau of Community Health Systems (BCHS) at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. KDHE has contracted with Healthworks to administer this program.