The Rural Community Hospital Demonstration (RCHD) Online Progress Report

Hospitals participating in the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration (RCHD) are required to submit an annual progress report. Data from the annual progress reports will be used in CMS’s independent evaluation of the demonstration. Your first progress report is due on February 28, 2015 and corresponds to your hospital’s fiscal year beginning in calendar year 2013.

You can access the online progress report here: Hospitals received a hospital-specific username and password in an email sent on October 28, 2014.

Download a Word version of the online report to share with your staff and use as a draft.

Watch a recorded webinar or download Power Point presentation slides on the progress report. The password to access the webinar is RCHD.

Learn more by reading our question/answer document. This document will be periodically updated as we receive your questions to clarify reporting guidelines.