Programs and Services

State Office of Rural Health (SORH)

Rural health information clearinghouse, technical assistance and coordination of rural health activities/events in the state Learn more

Primary Care Office (PCO)

Health Professional Shortage Areas, National Health Service Corps, J-1 Visa waivers, primary care needs assessments Learn more

Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX)

Financial and operational assistance, quality improvement, CAH designation, EMS and Population Health Management. Learn more

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)

Financial support and training to assist small rural hospitals (49 beds or less) in the transition to a value based payment model Learn more

State Primary Care Grants Progam (SPCGP)

Financial assistance program for agencies who provide primary care services to the underserved and uninsured. Learn more

Rural Physician Loan Repayment Program (RPLRP)

Student loan repayment program for physicians who contract to work in a rural hospital for two years. Learn more

Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program (HCWFAP)

Student loan repayment program for healthcare providers who contract to work at an underserved facility for two years. Learn more

Behavioral Health Reinvestment Initiative

Educational loan repayment assistance to behavioral healthcare professionals. Learn more

Rural Health Connect

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Healthcare Workforce

Loan repayment programs for healthcare professionals in rural and underserved communities.

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Rural Health Clinics

Utah has 13 Rural Health Clinics (RHC) throughout the state. To learn more, please follow the link below.

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Team Members

Critical Access Hospitals

Rural Hospitals

Our Rural Health Partners


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Cannon Health Building 288 North 1460 West,
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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Office: 801-273-6677

Fax: (801) 273-6512

As part of the State of Utah statewide teleworking program, the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness (BEMSP) has made some changes, including physical office moves and consolidation. In addition, some staff phone numbers have changed.

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