Recipients are required to commit to three years of veterinary service in a designated veterinary shortage area
Many people live in a Health Professional Shortage Area
(HPSA), which means they go without essential health services or have to travel long distances to see a primary health care provider.
Across the country, and in New Hampshire, science teachers are considered a "critical shortage area
," specifically in middle school and some high school science classes.
Each requires that the provider practice in a designated shortage area
and see all patients regardless of their ability to pay; including Medicaid, Medicare, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
4 million people, live in a dental health professional shortage area
, according to data on designated Dental Health Professional shortage areas
from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
In the base model, the dependent variable was whether the zip code was a PCP shortage area
Eligible professionals can receive up to $44,000 over five years under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program and even more if they provide services in a health professional shortage area
Formulas were developed to determine a health professions shortage area
(HPSA) and a medically underserved area (MUA).
Located in a Health Professional Shortage Area
Qualifying practitioners providing care in a health profession a shortage area
will receive a 10 percent bonus on hospital visit codes that are typical of primary medicine.
In return for a commitment to serve for three years in a designated veterinary shortage area
, the program may repay up to $25,000 of student loan debt per year.
In Baltimore, the shortage of primary care has been long standing, and Baltimore is a federally designated primary care physician shortage area