HpSA


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HpSA

Helicobacter pylori stool antigen.
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Concern was expressed that inclusion of NPs and CNMs in the methodology would result in some areas currently designated as MUPs and HPSAs losing their designation.
But for the doors of this critical program to swing open at last, family planning centers located in HPSAs will need to position themselves to be able to take full advantage of this emerging opportunity.
To determine if family planning services were placed where the need is greatest, primary medical care census tracts HPSAs were analyzed in this study.
Henry Bartoli, president and CEO of HPSA stated, "We are extremely pleased to have been selected by Xcel Energy to execute this project and look forward to supporting Xcel Energy's efforts to supply its customers with clean, efficient, low cost electricity.
While the proposed rules applied only to rural areas, the 1999 regulations base the qualification for this safe harbor on the HPSA standards and thus include some urban centers as well as rural areas.
Descriptive statistics were calculated in the aggregate as well as stratified by state, REC, urban/rural location, location in an HPSA, provider type, and practice setting.
For example, a geographic area meets the definition of a primary medical care HPSA if: (1) there is a "rational area[] for the delivery of primary medical care services, (69) (2) the population in the area has a full-time equivalent primary care physician ratio of least 3500:1, (70) and (3) primary care professionals in contiguous areas are "excessively distant, overutilized or inaccessible" (71) A primary care HPSA designation for a population group, however, generally requires that the members of the population group (1) live in an area that is "rational for delivery of primary care medical care," (2) have barriers to care access, possibly including "economic, linguistic, cultural or architectural" factors, and (3) have a primary-care-physician-to-population ratio of less than 3,000:1.
The J-1 Visa Waiver Program, initiated in 1987, offers a means of increasing the availability of physicians in areas of West Virginia designated as either a HPSA or an MUA/MUP.
Another study comparing primary care physicians and non-physician primary care providers in California and Washington found that a greater proportion of NPs and CNMs in California worked in a rural area or HPSA compared to physicians.
Visits by patients living in rural areas were one and a half times as likely, and those living in HPSA areas were three times as likely, to have been seen by a resident physician.
RVJ Provision of C Diff & HPSA testing kits, consumables and maintenance.
The HPSA standards consider travel times longer than 30 minutes to be excessive.