Membership Categories

Regular NRHP Member – A membership category that requires that the member be a licensed Nevada hospital that provides acute inpatient care, primarily to rural areas and/or distinct non-urban communities. At least one of the following criteria must be met in order to be classified as a “Regular NRHP Member.”

  1. 501(c)(3) status (exempt from federal taxes); or
  2. A constituent part of a 501(c)(3) organization, which, if independent, would qualify 501(c)(3) status; or
  3. The hospital is owned and operated by the United States government, a State government, or a political sub-division (county, city, or district owned, i.e. ‘public’)

Associate NRHP Member – A membership category that includes out-of-state, not-for-profit, and federal hospitals. Access to some NRHP services and programs may be limited. Entities that would qualify for this status might be: Eastern Sierra public and not-for-profit hospitals.

Nevada Rural Hospital Partners Foundation(NRHPF) is a 501(c)(3) educational and charitable organization that, unlike NRHP, may include non voting associate members. There are two categories of membership in NRHPF:

Regular NRHPF Member
A membership category that includes licensed Nevada hospitals that provide acute inpatient care, primarily to rural areas and/or distinct non-urban communities. Must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  1. County owned; or
  2. District owned; or
  3. Private, 501(c)(3) hospital (exempt from federal taxes)

Associate NRHPF Member
A non-voting membership category that includes facilities other than those that qualify for Regular NRHPF Member status, such as not-for-profit health centers or clinics, and for-profit rural hospitals located in Nevada.