The federal shortage designation process: health professional shortage areas (HPSA), medically underserved areas (MUA), medically underserved populations (MUP): a guide prepared for citizens, communities, health care organizations, and providers in Massachusetts.
From July 2010, when Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Designation of medically underserved populations (MUPs) and HPSAs, through the final meetings in October 2011, ANA staff monitored the meetings, provided formal testimony and responded to inquiries from committee members.
Since July 2010, when Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced The Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Designation of medically underserved populations (MUPs) and HPSAs, ANA staff have monitored the meetings, provided formal testimony, and responded to inquiries from committee members.
The MO HIT Assistance Center's support and services are offered at a greatly reduced cost to individuals & small group practices focused on primary care; rural hospitals; and community and rural health centers predominantly serving uninsured, underinsured and medically underserved populations.
Provide grants and other incentives to establish socalled Health IT Action Zones that demonstrate effective health IT adoption practices by providers who care for patients in medically underserved populations.
Architecture and design also support ethical goals in other types of health care facilities, including the nonprofit, federally funded community health centers known as federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), which are organized around the ethical goal of improving access to primary care for medically underserved populations.
This study's findings highlight the need to bring appropriate care to medically underserved populations to prevent costly, unnecessary hospitalizations by providing better primary care services closer to home.