Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Information
Grant Information

ICAHN administers both the Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) and the Rural Medicare Hospital Flexibility Grant Program (Flex) for Illinois small and rural hospitals on behalf of the Illinois Department of Public Health, Center for Rural Health.


Click below to attain the grant reporting form for the FY2020-2021 SHIP grant. Please email the completed grant report to Brian Ashpole, ICAHN Data and Grant Projects Coordinator, at This is for the SHIP grant award for the grant project period of June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021.

Flex Grant

Click below for the award applications for the 2021-2022 grant year.  Please email the completed award application to Laura Fischer, Flex Grant Project Manager, at